Family Law

Emergency Family Law Advice

Please call our advice line on 0424 694 124



Family law is often overwhelming and complex for people who find themselves needing advice in this area. At Aitken Partners we are among the most respected and trusted family law firms in Melbourne, providing a comprehensive and relatable legal service to all of our valued clients.

Our dedicated Family Law Team has experience and expertise in all aspects of property and children’s matters for same-sex, de facto and married couples, including:

Our goal is to provide our clients with common sense and clear advice to achieve the best outcomes in a cost-effective manner.

We have access to professionals within our firm practising in other areas which regularly impact on family law matters including commercial, trust, taxation, bankruptcy, migration and wills and estates.

Our team is empathetic, supportive and approachable. We do not underestimate the emotional impact on our clients and on those who care about them. It is important that our clients feel confident that we listen to and respect them.

We provide a free 1-hour no-obligation consultation to discuss your matter and a strategy for moving forward.

Family Law Funding by Plenti
Family Law Funding is available from Plenti


Family Lawyers Melbourne

When it comes to finding a family lawyer, Melbourne residents need to know they are working with a passionate and experienced professional who is committed to providing the very best outcome for their case. That is why they know to turn to the law firm that represents the values and voices of local families. That’s Aitken Partners.

We do not underestimate the emotional impact family law proceedings can have on our clients or on those who care about them, with the Aitken partners staff providing a strong and dependable base of support throughout the legal process.

Our team is empathetic, compassionate and approachable. We protect our clients’ privacy, although, if our clients wish us to, we are also happy to involve family members and keep them informed. It is important that our clients feel confident that we listen to and respect them. We aim to work with our clients to ensure that their case makes sense to them and allows them to plan their future.

Our Family Law team is able to provide free no-obligation meeting on your particular situation, up to a maximum of 30 minutes. We also offer a range of flexible billing arrangements suited to your needs.

Our Family Law team are members of the Melbourne Divorce Network.

Family Law Specialists Melbourne

At Aiken Partners we understand that many clients believe that they are better of representing themselves in matters relating to family law. They think that because they are so closely connected to the situation, and have a basic understating of the legislation, that they have a strong chance of a positive outcome.

However, this is rarely the case, with many individuals often finding that they are in a worse legal situation than when they began and are burdened with the majority of the necessary fees and expenses of the case.

By hiring a team of family law specialists Melbourne clients are making an investment in high-quality and personalised representation and ensuring that you are not caught out by sudden twists and turns in the case.

Our expertise includes:

  • Divorce and Separation
  • Financial disputes and property settlements
  • Superannuation splitting
  • Maintenance
  • Child Support
  • Multi-party disputes
  • Injunctions and restraining orders
  • Defacto law
  • International family law matters
  • Hague Convention matters
  • Binding Financial Agreements
  • Consent orders
  • Parenting Arrangements and children’s matters
  • Relocation applications and child abduction
  • Surrogacy and Adoption
  • Paternity
  • Same sex/GLBTI matters
  • Asset protection within extended families
  • Family Violence and Intervention Orders
  • Mediation

The Aitken Partners staff also specialise in child custody dispute resolution, immigration consultancy and business law matters for clients based both in Australia and overseas. When clients want to work with a team of legal specialists who care about their case and are always in their corner, they know there is simply no one better than the staff at Aitken Partners.

Family Law Firm & Solicitors Melbourne

For close to 100 years, Aitken Partners has been the family law firm that Melbourne residents trust to deliver uncompromising and professional services for all cases.

For clients wanting to separate from their spouse or partner, our divorce attorneys are available to guide you through the process, providing a dignified and common-sense approach that aims to deliver an outcome that is beneficial to all parties concerned.

For more information on the services offered by our divorce lawyers or family law solicitors, Melbourne clients can call Aitken Partners today on +61 3 8600 6000.