Divorce Law - Melbourne International Lawyers

What is Divorce?

Divorce, at its simplest, is the legal termination of a marriage under the law. It signifies the end of a marital bond and marks the initiation of a new chapter in your life. While some might believe divorce proceedings are complex and stressful, at Melbourne International Lawyers, we endeavor to make this process as straightforward and stress-free as possible.

Eligibility for Divorce in Victoria, Australia

Under the Family Law Act of Australia, you are eligible to apply for a divorce if you and your spouse have been separated for over 12 months, which indicates there's no reasonable likelihood of reconciliation. The marriage must have been for a minimum of three years. Additionally, even if you were married overseas, you're still eligible to apply for a divorce in Australia.

The Divorce Process Simplified

At Melbourne International Lawyers, we handle the entire divorce process on your behalf, ensuring you don't need to go to court or deal with complex legal procedures. Here's a simplified overview of how we streamline the process:

  1. Free Consultation: We begin with a comprehensive consultation to understand your unique situation.
  2. Fixed fee for Filing for Divorce: We prepare and file the necessary divorce paperwork on your behalf and look after it until the order is final.

The Melbourne International Lawyers Advantage

Choosing Melbourne International Lawyers for your divorce process comes with numerous benefits:

  1. Expertise: With extensive experience in the field, we're adept at handling the divorce process under the Family Law Act of Australia.
  2. Fixed and lump-sum fees: Our fees are both fixed and lump-sum. This means no hidden charges or unexpected costs, allowing you to plan your finances without added stress.
  3. Comprehensive care: We handle everything from filing papers to finalizing the divorce, freeing up your time and energy to focus on the next chapter of your life.
  4. International experience: If you're an overseas couple looking to divorce in Australia, our lawyers' international expertise ensures smooth proceedings.

Divorce ends a marriage, but property settlement and parenting arrangements are separate issues under Australian law. Seek our advice at Melbourne International Lawyers to fully understand and protect your rights.

Disclaimer: This blog post is intended as a guide and does not constitute legal advice. For information tailored to your specific situation, please consult with a professional.

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