Legal Services Nowra
Divorce, Parenting Arrangements, etc
While there’s no doubt that our relationships can be a great source of joy and fulfilment, the breakdown of a close relationship can be a highly stressful time, presenting a set of unfamiliar challenges that require the help of a trained family law specialist to overcome.
Our experts on family law in Nowra are here to assist.
Buying and selling property
Conveyancing is the legal process of transferring a property from one person to another. It refers to the organising of legal documents such as the sales contract and mortgage.
We offer a range of conveyancing services including buying (including first home buying); selling; transferring and refinancing.
Assault, AVOs, Theft etc
If you have been charged with a criminal offence, you must receive professional legal advice as soon as possible. Getting the right help will ensure that your interests are protected and you will be properly represented.
We can represent you in all criminal and traffic matters, ADVOs, assault charges and drug related matters in Court.
Wills & Estates
Estate planning, Probate, Etc
As experts in wills, estates and family law, we will enable you to create a comprehensive estate plan to achieve your goals.
Estate planning refers to creating a plan for your personal and financial affairs for when you pass away. Engaging an estate planning lawyer, you can make a plan for your assets including your savings, your home, your investments, and with extra planning, your superannuation.
More about our legal services
The right advice at the right time
Our legal services team in Nowra will guide you through every step of the process and support you towards a favourable resolution.
No matter your stage of life or legal situation, our team of highly experienced and professional lawyers are here to assist.
Our team of specialist divorce lawyers understand that this is an emotional time and we will provide compassionate yet realistic advice and expert legal representation.
We’ll also provide expert advice and assistance when it comes to your parenting arrangements, including negotiating and formalising Parenting Plans and Consent Orders and applying for Parenting Orders for custody.
If care arrangements cannot be agreed upon, we’ll assist in the area of family dispute resolution by helping to arrange and facilitate mediation and assisting with the Parenting Plan or Consent Order process if mediation is successful.
When it comes to child support, our lawyers will provide expert advice on the most suitable agreement for your circumstances. We’ll also assist in formalising and registering the agreement and provide advice and representation should you wish to challenge an assessment.
Property settlement is another important factor related to divorce. Where agreement can be reached after negotiation, our lawyers will help to formalise the agreement. Where agreement cannot be reached, we’ll provide court representation to help you achieve the best outcome.
For those with large assets, we also draft and formalise Financial Agreements at each stage of a relationship — before marriage, during the relationship or after a divorce.
Our expert Wills and Estate Lawyers will help ensure your intentions are honoured and your loved ones protected after your death.
Our lawyers will guide you through the entire legal process when it comes to applying for probate and carrying out executor duties. We can also assist with all aspects of the often complex Will dispute process, helping to guide negotiations and ultimately find out what you are entitled to.
Our lawyers will help you with all aspects of the conveyancing process. We’ll also help you with the complex transfer of property process, including advising on key tax and legal implications.
Finally, if you’re facing criminal charges of any kind, including criminal law and traffic offences, theft, drugs, assault or an ADVO, you can rely on our dedicated criminal law lawyers to provide expert advice and representation every step of the way.
If you need advice or representation in a legal matter or have any questions regarding our legal services, get in touch to arrange a fixed-fee initial consultation with our expert team today. Our legal services in Nowra have assisted many clients in achieving favourable outcomes.
what our clients say
“The moment I met Melissa I knew she was the person I wanted in my corner. She listened to me without interruption, then after some questions explained the options available and possible outcomes. She was always straightforward, reassuring and positive. I would recommend to anyone wanting a good solicitor.”
- YM, St George’s Basin
“Melissa Vine came highly recommended by a number of people and I am pleased that I took their advice; she is definitely the lady you want to represent you. Professional and caring, I was supported through a very difficult time, and my matter settled in a timely fashion with a great result.”
- MS, Ulladulla
“I thank you and your team sincerely for all your hard work and support. I couldn’t of found a more dedicated and professional firm with honest and child-focussed people. I am so pleased with the outcome.”
- KC, Bomaderry
“Melissa, thank you for all of your hard work and assistance in all of my family matters. Because of your firm, I get to spend Christmas with my children and share in their life.”
- CS, Worrigee, near Nowra
“I would like to thank Melissa and the team for their ongoing support and professional assistance with a custody battle over the car of my two boys. I felt supported and reassured throughout the whole court process. I would strongly recommend MDV Family Lawyers to people who need assistance with any family law issues.”
- BD, North Nowra
“A huge thank you to Melissa and your team. We have been delighted with your guidance, advice and representations throughout. You were relentless in your strive for what is “right” and that was very comforting at such an emotional time. Thank you for your professionalism, your passion and your skills.”
- SV, Sydney
“Extremely professional and understanding, during what has been the most stressful time of my life. Melissa constantly kept me up to date with the progress of my complex case and was very knowledgeable and efficient, always advising me in the most cost effective way possible. The end result exceeded my expectation.”
- FA, Bomaderry, near Nowra