Divorce Lawyers Melbourne

Divorce Lawyers Melbourne

Following separation you can make an application for divorce which allows you to close that chapter of your life and move on to the next.

Once you’ve been living apart for 12 months or more, you can finalise the separation by getting a divorce. Even if you have been living separately under the same roof, we can help you satisfy the requirements for obtaining a divorce order.

Our divorce services include:

  • Advising you on the minimum requirements for gaining a divorce
  • Preparing required documents for the court including parenting orders, affidavits and witness statements
  • Serving your spouse with the divorce application, if it’s not a joint application
  • Responding to or opposing a divorce application
  • Representing you in Court

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    Experience When it Counts

    Sage Family Lawyers have completed a range of divorce proceedings from simple and amicable to complex, opposed cases and everything in between.

    The divorce process can be complicated and it’s best to seek advice from an experienced divorce lawyer. It’s the final step in what may have been a long and difficult stage of your life. You’ll want an experienced family lawyer to ensure your divorce application is filed quickly and cost-effectively so you can celebrate and move on with your life.

    If you have any queries about filing for divorce or would like further information, please contact Sage Family Lawyers on (03) 9070 9839 or info@sagefamilylawyers.com.au for a confidential, obligation-free chat.

    Sage Family Lawyer is centrally located at Level 4, 533 Little Lonsdale Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

    Frequently Asked Questions

    What are the first steps when filing for divorce?

    Before you file an application for divorce, you will need to consider the following:

    • Is only one person filing for divorce or are you both filing for divorce? If there are applications by both parties then you will be able to resolve the process quickly and avoid a court appearance.
    • Are there children under 18 involved? If only one parent is filing for divorce, then the person applying for divorce or a representative will need to attend court. It best to seek legal advice from a specialist divorce lawyer if child support and property agreement need to be in place.
    • Everyone will have a different set of circumstances and the first step before you file for divorce is to seek advice from a specialist divorce lawyer

    How long does a divorce take to settle after filing an application?

    The time it takes for divorce will depend on your current circumstances. It can be 6 weeks or 4 to 6 months. The court application is presented to the courts and you will need to make sure you have a copy of your marriage certificate available when filing for a divorce.

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