One of the most highly regarded and trusted family law firms in Melbourne.

From the moment you meet with our family lawyers, you’ll experience professionalism, service, support, and guidance through all your family law matters and cases. We take the time to listen carefully to your situation and obtain a deep understanding of the outcomes you are looking to achieve.

The way in which your Family Law team gave me a very clear road map of the divorce process and what to expect as well as an explanation of the costs to get to each stage - made me feel totally in control of my whole divorce proceedings. I would absolutely recommend Daniel and his team!

Karen
Family Law Client

The Rockwell Bates team worked with my tax advisors and accountants to construct a complex estate plan and family business charter that protected the wealth I had created via our family business interest but gave us enough flexibility & clarity to enable me to help my children in their own business and personal ventures.

Harry
Estate Planning & Asset Protection

No matter how complex or unique your family situation may be, our expert family lawyers at Rockwell Bates have the grounded experience and knowledge to get the results and outcomes you’re looking for.

Family Law FAQs

If all parties involved in the separation are amicable, and the situation is easy to resolve, then no, you don’t need a lawyer. However, if there is property, assets or cash involved, or the custody of children, then a lawyer is highly recommended. It helps to keep the situation as fair and equitable as possible.

Family Court matters can take a few years to fully settle, depending on how complicated the relationships of the separating parties are. Often, if the divorce proceedings end up in Family Court, there are issues which need to be resolved, and it can take time.

No, not all matters end up in court. If all parties are amenable and can sort through the separation in the lawyer’s office, you can keep it out of the courts.

This is financial support given by one party of the marriage, to the other party, when the second party is unable to support themselves financially.

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From the moment you meet with our family lawyers, you’ll experience professionalism, service, support, and guidance through all your family law matters and cases.

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