Family Lawyers

Family law problems come in many different forms and are usually the biggest personal challenge ever encountered by those involved in it.

If you are involved in a family law dispute you need a team headed by an Accredited Specialist Family Lawyer on your side.

When do you need Specialist Assistance?

  • If you are going through any stage of a separation
  • If you are in the process of a divorce
  • If you are negotiating a property settlement
  • You are in doubt regarding your rights following a separation,
  • If you are involved in disputes over children
  • If you require representation in the Family Court or Federal Magistrates Court
  • If you require a divorce and do not know how to proceed

We know the law and we know what to do if you need help.

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Nevett Ford is a Melbourne based firm with a specialist family law department. We have an experienced team of three family lawyers, two of whom are accredited by the Law Institute of Victoria (LIV) as specialists in Family Law. We understand that the breakdown of a relationship is a difficult time for those involved. We work to resolve your family law issues through negotiation and by agreement but can ably represent you in court if the need arises.

We offer a full range of Family Law services, including:

  • Property Settlements
  • Parenting Matters (“custody of children”)
  • De Facto Relationships
  • Binding Financial Agreements
  • Prenuptial Agreements (“prenups”)
  • Family Court and Federal Magistrate's Court Proceedings
  • Consent Orders
  • Divorce
  • Spouse and Maintenance
  • Child Support
  • Adult Child Maintenance
  • Intervention Orders

Latest News

SEXUALITY, GENDER IDENTITY AND DE FACTO RELATIONSHIPS - NOW PROTECTED BY THE FAIR WORK ACT Since coming into operation on 1 July 2009, the Fair Work Act has protected employees (including potential employees) from discrimination based on various attributes... [ Read More ]

Binding Financial Agreements (BFA) Parties can enter into a BFA before marriage (s 90B), during the marriage (s 90c), after a divorce (s 90D), before entering into a de facto relationship (s 90UB), during a de facto relationship... [ Read More ]

Property Claim in De Facto Matters A De Facto relationship arises when two people, who are in a relationship, are not married or related by family, and having regard to all the circumstances of the relationship... [ Read More ]

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Parenting Order Is an Order dealing with the following issues: (a) The person or persons to whom the child is to live with; (b) The time the child is to spend with another person; (c) The alloation of parental responsibilities for a child; (d) The communication the child is to have with another person; (e) Maintenance of the child. [ Read More ]