Family Lawyers Camberwell, Victoria

Divorce, Financial & Children's Arrangements

A Network of Specialists

Melanie has developed a network of other specialists such as forensic accountants, superannuation specialists, financial planners, psychologists and counsellors who can help you through a separation or assist in planning for the future. Melanie’s willingness and ability to work with other professionals will help you move through the process of a separation.

Membership Attainment

Melanie is a member of the Family Law Section of the Law Institute of Victoria and a member of the Family Law Section of the Law Council of Australia. She is a former member of the Courts’ Practice Committee of the Law Institute of Victoria.

Melanie Davison – Family Lawyer

Melanie Davison has over 15 years’ experience working exclusively in family law matters. After working in family law for various firms in the Melbourne CBD, Melanie established Davison Family Lawyers, Camberwell to ensure she could continue to provide the best advice and the best professional service in all areas of family law. Melanie is well regarded amongst the profession for her thorough and hardworking approach, her attention to detail, and pragmatic and direct advice.

Melanie has experience in all areas of family law and the complexities of it including the following:

  • Divorce
  • Child Support
  • Preliminary advice and guidance following the breakdown of a marriage or de facto relationship
  • Children’s issues including time spent with parents and other significant people
  • Negotiations and Mediation
  • Separation of finances and assets
  • Relocations – moving children away from one parent, whether interstate or overseas
  • Binding Financial Agreements [often describes as pre or post nuptial agreements]
  • Representation in court for family law matters
  • Matters involving family violence and Intervention Orders
  • Enforcement of Orders
  • Appeals against Court Orders
  • Complex financial matters involving company/trust structures, assets in overseas jurisdictions, splitting of superannuation entitlements
  • Spousal maintenance – ongoing financial support for a person who does not have the financial means to support themselves
  • Settlement advice and scenario modelling for children and/ or financial matters
  • Paternity Disputes