Below is a list of the top and leading Child Custody Lawyers in Melbourne. To help you find the best child custody lawyers located near you in Melbourne, we put together our own list based on this rating points list.
Melbourne’s Best Child Custody Lawyers:
The top rated child custody lawyers who offers specialization in custody issues are:
- Ralph Glezer
- Silvio Auditore
- Mimi Oorloff
Ralph Glezer is the Director of Glezer Lanteri & Associates Pty Ltd. He was admitted to practice in 1976 and has practised in the Family Law jurisdiction for over 40 years. Ralph is an Accredited Family Law Specialist having obtained his accreditation in 1989, the first time accreditation was offered in Australia. He has also served on the Family Law Executive of the Law Institute of Victoria for approximately 20-25 years and was appointed Chair of the Executive in 2015 and currently holds that position. Through his involvement on the Executive and the Courts Practice Committee, Ralph is readily aware of and participates in professional discussion and development with respect to current matters and reform in the Family Law jurisdiction. His knowledge ensures that clients are receiving current and up-to-date advice.
Family Law settlements and litigation, Children’s matters including residence/contact disputes, relocation, paternity, passport applications, name change, Hague Convention, child support and adult child maintenance, Child Custody, Pre-Nuptial and Separation Agreements.
“Ralph is the best family lawyer I have ever hired and after 5 divorces, I should know. This was a very difficult time for me and Ralph and this team were there all the way offering help and guidance when needed. I am very happy with the outcome of my case and I highly recommend this firm.” -Alexander Poulson
Silvio Auditore is the founder of the firm. Initially a General Legal Practitioner, he developed an expertise in Family Law very quickly and he was amongst the first family lawyers in Australia to gain recognised accreditation as a Specialist. Silvio has specialist experience in all areas of Family Law. He has represented the Australian Government in international child abduction cases under the Hague Convention and he has a keen interest in complex financial cases, having studied accounting at university level. He also delivers family law related seminars to lawyers, accountants and MBA students.
Divorce, Property & Financial, Children, International Family Law.
“I have recently used Melbourne Family Lawyers to assist in a financial separation settlement. At all times I found Joanne to provide accurate, timely and well communicated advice to me and she definitely helped me to reach a good outcome. Definitely recommended – and Silvio, thanks for your help.”- Tim Casey
Mimi Oorloff graduated with a Juris Doctor from Melbourne University in 2018 and has been practising exclusively in family law since. Mimi has experience in parenting, property, divorce and intervention order matters. Mimi is committed to providing clear, calm and sensible advice to empower her clients. She takes a pragmatic approach to the resolution of family law disputes and aims to assist clients to achieve a cost-effective and early resolution of their family law matter without the need for litigation where possible.
Divorce & Separation, Child Support Agreement, Child Relocation & Custody.
“It took me awhile to find Farrell Family Lawyers, but I knew straight away that they were giving me the appropriate advice as I’d received some very negative and misguided information previously. I would and have recommended them to other women needing support and the correct information about their own situations.”- Cory Saunders