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Unrivalled expertise and professional service are the cornerstones of Vic Rajah Family Lawyers. When our practice was established in 1980 by Richard Calley, we were the first in Australia to specialise solely in Family Law. Vic took over the practice in 2013 having worked alongside Richard for many years and the firm now bears his name.

Clients are generally referred to Vic Rajah Family Lawyers from a wide range of professionals such as commercial lawyers, accountants and health practitioners but more often than not from our many satisfied clients. They all know family law is a specialised area and our reputation for uncompromised excellence is at the forefront of the industry.

Vic Rajah Family Lawyers have offices in the Melbourne CBD, Sandringham and Mt Eliza servicing a diverse range of clients from metropolitan Melbourne, and the Mornington Peninsula as well as numerous country, interstate and international clientele.

We pride ourselves on being Melbourne’s leading bayside family law practice.



National Family Lawyers deliver expert, quality, personal legal services in all areas of family law matters including divorce, children’s and property matters, de facto relationships, same-sex relationships, child support and family violence. Our offices are conveniently located to eliminate the added stress of having to commute to the City. Whether it be our prime Malvern location or in the South East adjacent to the Family Court of Victoria, we take into consideration that the outcome of your family law matter is of importance, and it is essential that you have on your side a family lawyer that will provide you with dedicated and superior service.

We understand that you may feel a great deal of worry and stress regarding your matter, and we are here to help you get these urgent matters resolved so that you can move forward with your life. Therefore we pride ourselves on offering expert advice and achieving outstanding results in and out of court.

At National Family Lawyers our core values stand for hard work and commitment, integrity & empathy, and we are not afraid to take matters to court if we feel that it is in the best interests of our clients.

The principal, Robert Giudice has dealt exclusively in Family Law for well over 12 years. Over the years Robert has garnered a strong reputation throughout the legal community for his high level of ethical standards and case results for our clients. Robert is a solicitor-advocate who does most of his appearance work at court himself rather than the added unnecessary expense of a Barrister.



Bayside Family Law Solutions is a law firm providing expert advice and representation in family law cases. We offer considered tailored solutions.

The firm operates exclusively from premises in Hampton Street in Hampton and is committed to delivering its specialist services to people living or working locally in the south-eastern bayside suburbs of Melbourne.

Providing an expert service that is both accessible and flexible is a high priority for Bayside Family Law Solutions. We provide

  • A discounted flat fee for initial appointments and advice.
  • A range of pricing options including fixed price, hourly charges and monthly retainer.
  • Appointments after business hours and on Saturday mornings.
  • We will come to you if getting away from your office is a problem.

We listen to you and focus on understanding your needs and priorities.

We work with you to identify and implement holistic solutions that are tailored to your individual circumstances.



At Kingston Lawyers, our clients come first. We take pride in making sure our client’s expectations are met on time, every time.

No matter how big or small your matter is, whether you require assistance with a large commercial transaction or support through civil or family law proceedings, our team of experienced lawyers are here to help.

We utilise modern cloud-based technology solutions and best practice methods to provide our clients with all the necessary tools to help them achieve the best possible outcomes in their legal matters.

We have offices conveniently located in Melbourne’s CBD and also in Cheltenham which is close to Brighton, Sandringham, Moorabbin and Highett. We also have national and international alliances with reputable law firms in all jurisdictions to ensure that you will have access to quality legal services wherever you are located.

We believe in ensuring client satisfaction and will protect and safeguard your interests to make certain you achieve optimal outcomes in all of your legal matters.



I was admitted to practice in 2000. I completed my law degree at Deakin University and won the Family Law Prize for outstanding performance in 1999.

I have practised family law throughout my legal career. Following my admission, I worked in a small suburban firm where I advised on a wide range of legal issues including family law, employment law, building & construction law, debt recovery, bankruptcy and insolvency law.

In 2009 I joined a larger suburban law firm to head their Family Law Department, having decided I wanted to focus my practice in that area. My life before the law was working in corporate and superannuation compliance – a background that has assisted me in understanding complex financial matters and superannuation issues that can arise in a family law context.

I have extensive experience in handling all types of matters involving complex children’s care arrangements and property issues. I have represented clients in interstate relocation cases and a recently reported change of residence matter. I am a member of the Family Law Section of the Law Institute of Victoria and the Family Law Council of Australia.

I regularly attend conferences to ensure I am abreast of recent developments in family law.

I believe in assisting my clients to negotiate and solve emotional and contentious issues quickly and effectively, using the court process as a last resort.



If you have felt frustration with your current law firm over their comprehension of your situation, excruciating delays for their assistance and high prices that do not seem to justify the work done; try a more COGENT approach.

Cogent Legal will provide you with tailored advice for your situation and instructions. We work with both business and individuals in a variety of legal areas, however, if we are not a good solution for you, we will quickly let you know and recommend you to someone who is.



Our family and divorce lawyers are here to assist you during difficult family circumstances. We understand this process can be a emotional and difficult period, that’s why we treat our clients with empathy and strive to obtain fair and just outcomes for them.

We have been practising family law since our inception, so you can rest assured you have experienced lawyers acting for you.

Our services include:

  • Divorce applications and settlement
  • Property settlement
  • Children’s issues
  • Spousal maintenance
  • De facto relationship
  • Binding financial agreements
  • Court orders
  • International family law disputes
  • Family passport application


Shelbourne Legal exists to help people protect their legacy.

Shelbourne Legal was born out of frustration with overcharging in the legal field. Estates are often seen as “easy money”. At Shelbourne Legal, we won’t sell you something you don’t need.

Our focus is on protecting your interests. We believe if you take care of your clients, your clients will take care of you. We offer fixed-priced services, so you don’t have to be worried about being charged for every phone call or email.

Empathy is one of our core values. What does that mean? It means we try and put ourselves in your shoes to understand what is important to you and why. We are not a one-size-fits-all service. Every person is unique. Our advice is tailored to your personal situation.



R. Mitchell Lawyers is a boutique law firm established in 2018 by Melbourne lawyer, Russell Mitchell. Russell has over 30 years of experience as a Barrister and Solicitor based in Melbourne. We act for individuals, small to medium-sized businesses, corporations, trustees and beneficiaries. We will work with you to get the optimal outcome for you. We pride ourselves in providing you with experienced, dedicated, approachable and affordable legal services.

Our areas of practice include:

  • Family Law
  • Wills & Probates
  • Commercial Law
  • Consumer Law
  • Insurance
  • Employment Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Property Law
  • Agriculture & Horticulture
  • Litigation & Dispute Resolution


Pentana Stanton Lawyers was founded in 2014 and has rapidly developed a large and experienced legal team operating out of multiple offices across Melbourne. Our law firm is a full-service firm, providing uncomplicated and stress-free legal counsel and representation to assist you with resolving disputes across wide ranges of complex legal issues.

Our firms are strategically located in both Melbourne and Dandenong within the court and legal precincts. This situates us in the right locations to provide legal services across Melbourne and the southeast suburbs. Our lawyers are here to listen and understand your needs, and then work with our clients to create a legal strategy that will achieve the best outcome in a variety of situations. Our legal team comprises of lawyers offering legal services in a range of practice areas, and we understand that every case and every person is different. Our services are provided with compassion, privacy, and determination.


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Frequently Asked Questions

What is considered a “family law” case in Cheltenham?

Family law cases in Cheltenham generally refer to legal matters that involve domestic relationships and family-related issues, such as divorce, child custody and support, adoption, domestic violence, and more.

How is child custody determined in Cheltenham?

Child custody in Cheltenham is determined based on the best interests of the child. The court will consider a variety of factors such as the child’s relationship with each parent, the child’s needs, and the parents’ ability to provide for and care for the child.

Both parents have the right to seek custody of their child, but the final decision will be made by the court.

What are the guidelines for child support payments in Cheltenham?

Child support payments in Cheltenham are determined based on guidelines set by the UK government, which take into account factors such as the income of both parents, the number of children, and any special needs of the child.

Child support payments are typically paid by the non-custodial parent to the custodial parent to help cover the expenses of raising the child. It is highly recommended that you consult with a solicitor for more detailed information on child support guidelines and payments.

Can I get a restraining order in Cheltenham?

Yes, in Cheltenham, a person can get a restraining order if they have been the victim of domestic violence or fear that they may be in danger.

This order can prohibit the abuser from contacting or approaching the victim, and can also include other provisions such as ordering the abuser to vacate the home or surrender firearms.