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Small firm,
Big wins.

As a boutique firm, we make a big claim to provide you with a service like no other. Do you find that difficult to accept?

 

If you don't believe us, read our Google reviews from our many satisfied clients. Any law firm can take your money, but not many provide strong advocacy with real human warmth.

 

We at DG understand that family law is not just about children, houses and cars: it is about protecting your family.

 

Rest assured, you have found a family lawyer who really helps you where it counts. With a $0 no obligation initial chat, discuss your matter today for your peace of mind tomorrow.

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I just wished if I could have started my journey with Joshua, things would have been a [lot] less painful.

... stop wasting your valuable time and money with other Law firms.

 

~ direct quote from a satisfied client.

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[P]rofessional, knowledgable, conscientious and sympathetic.

... wouldn't hesitate to recommend.

~ direct quote from another satisfied client.

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[V]ery professional, understanding and friendly ... I felt very comfortable

 

... [h]ighly recommend.

~ direct quote from yet another satisfied client.

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We are DG Family Law.
Strong advocacy that doesn't cost you an arm or a leg.

We assist real people with many complicated and difficult matters related to their families on a daily basis, including very difficult ex-partners, narcissistic spouses & demanding lawyers.

Loans from Parents

Property Settlement

Intervention Orders

Parenting Orders

Thinking of Separation?

If you are thinking of separation from your partner, there are some serious considerations that must be understood before you decide to proceed and end the relationship.

Whether you need to discuss living arrangements, coparenting, finances or support services, separation is not something anyone should do casually. Speak to one of our family lawyers and do not walk this path alone.

Separation
& Divorce

It is helpful to speak to an experienced separation lawyer when you first separate to give you confidence in protecting your interests from the beginning.

 

If you and your ex-partner are able to agree on getting a joint divorce together, or you would like to seek a sole divorce by yourself, speak to one of our divorce lawyers today.

It is not uncommon to feel overwhelmed when you first separate, especially if you felt unsafe during the relationship. It can be hard to talk about it, let alone to adjust.

We help you to navigate and finalise your family law matter and move forward with confidence.. We want to give you your life back in a safe, and timely manner. With DG Family Law, your family is in safe hands.

Online Wills (& Estates)

Having a valid will is the best way to care for your loved ones when you die and proactively avoid arguments about what happens to your property and possessions in your absence.

We understand that some people prefer to get their wills done after hours on a week night or on the weekend. We are available to work with you at these times by appointment as convenient for you.

 

Get advice today to avoid regrets tomorrow. We provide you with strong advocacy and clear advice to assist you to obtain a solutions-based agreement with confidence.

 

We assist you to divide your assets fairly, whether or not you were married. If you agree on how to split your assets and property, you can mediate & formalise the agreement without going to Court.

As your advocates, we seek to make the process faster, more efficient and more fair - whether you are at the Magistrates' Court for family violence, domestic abuse or simply being kicked out of your own home.

Usually, the end of the Intervention Order is often just the beginning of your family law matter. It is helpful to have the same lawyer to assist you with both when you need it

We assist you to characterise your assets correctly and finalise any property settlement with clarity as to what will happen with the money received from the parents.

 

If you are considering entering into a loan agreement, we can assist you to ensure that the arrangement is legally binding and not liable to being misappropriated, set aside or mistaken as a gift in family law.

Child Support

It is not uncommon to feel overwhelmed with the Child Support system. If you are feeling unsure, let our Child Support lawyers help you with confidence.

The Child Support Agency uses a complicated formula to determine how much you should contribute. You may be required to contribute a lump sum or regular expenses on behalf of your children.

Negotiation
& Mediation 

Get advice today to avoid regrets tomorrow. We provide you with strong advocacy and clear advice to assist you to obtain a solutions-based agreement with confidence.

We assist you to divide your assets fairly, whether or not you were married. If you agree on how to split your assets and property, you can mediate & formalise the agreement without going to Court.

Get assistance to navigate and finalise your property division with your spouse, whether that be before, during or after your relationship.

 

You can rest assured that your finances are in safe hands when we formalise your agreement, whether that be for your second marriage or simply to protect your assets before or after a relationship.

Consent Orders

Get assistance to draft & formalise your parenting, children and/or property Consent Orders without delay, hidden costs or complicated language.

 

Be assured that we have assisted many Mums and Dads to finalise many complicated and difficult parenting, children's and property matters, including litigation matters with investment properties, loans from parents, businesses and family trusts.

We fight to protect your rights and ensure a pragmatic parenting arrangement that considers your children's needs. We understand that child custody is important to you.

If both parents cannot agree to a Parenting Plan, or a formal Consent Order, we will apply to the Court for assistance from a judge. While this may seem like a big step, we will be with you each step of the way.

MEET OUR TEAM

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Our family law team deals with separation, divorce, family violence intervention orders and other stressful family law matters with skill and compassion, every day.

 

Let us help you today.

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Strong advocacy, by your side.

 

You deserve the peace of mind of being understood and represented well by a trusted legal advocate. We at DG Family Law have provided countless people with a helping hand in the midst of family breakdown. Don't believe us? Read our Google reviews to get an insight into our client's experiences.

No fuss, no complications.

 

When you call, you will speak to a qualified family lawyer. DG Family Law cuts out the middle man to focus on providing meaningful solutions directly to you from the beginning. When thing are going wrong & you need support, you & your family are prioritised & treated with dignity.
 

We see you, even when they don’t.

 

You are a human being, not just another client. As Christians, it is important to us that DG Family Law provides a service that is meaningful, holistic and restorative. Rest assured that you will be treated with dignity and respect - even in stressful situations.

 

Originally serving the Dandenong community, DG now assists clients at our offices located at Fountain Gate Narre Warren, Caribbean Park Scoresby, Chadstone Shopping Centre and Eastland Ringwood.