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Family Lawyers in Melbourne and Perth

Sutton Family Law are experienced and affordable. We are passionate about helping families through challenging family times, and are experts in Family/Relationships Law and Wills and Estates.
Trying to sort out child arrangements and finances following a relationship breakdown? Need a trusted lawyer to assist you? Are you a party to domestic violence and need to know your rights?
At Sutton Family Law we are committed to guiding you through your situation, and providing strong representation to achieve the best outcome for you. With over 13 years of experience, we will get you through to the other side of your situation. Our aim is to deliver an outcome that you feel satisfied with. You can always count on us to be on your side.

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Our initial consultations are free and confidential. At the end of the consultation, you will be provided with options and our recommendations. We are confident you will want Sutton Family Law to be your trusted lawyers for all your legal needs. Receive honest and helpful advice, in an easy to understand way.
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Andrew Sutton

Founder and Principal Solicitor of Sutton Family Law
Andrew is the Founder and has been the Principal Solicitor of Sutton Family Law since August 2021. Before then, Andrew worked for a reputable boutique firm, serving the western suburbs of Melbourne for the last 13 years.
Andrew was admitted to practice as a solicitor in 2008, was appointed Senior Associate in 2013 and became a Partner in 2018. Andrew holds a Bachelor of Laws from Monash University and also a Bachelor of Social Sciences. For 13 years, Andrew practiced across a broad areas of law, and in particular in Family law, Wills, Probate and Deceased Estate matters, and Litigation.
What makes Andrew stand out from many other solicitors is that he will work for his clients from the commencement of their matter to the conclusion, and including appearing for his clients at Court to ensure the best possible result is achieved at all levels.
Andrew also has extensive experience in dealing with all types of Estate matters, including Will challenges, and complex Probate applications, with favourable outcomes.
Andrew regularly appears at the Magistrates Court in representing clients who have been involved in domestic violence and need representation at Court. Andrew has found that most IVO/AVO cases can be resolved through negotiation, which will avoid the costs and stress of proceeding to a contested hearing.
Andrew regularly appears at the Supreme Court and at Tribunals where there is a family dispute as to the care being given to a person with a disability, or where clients have been left out of a Will.
He has extensive experience in mediations and given his highly sought negotiation skills, he achieves positive results, so that often contested matters can be settled prior to trial.
Andrew has experience in all aspects of litigation from pre-litigation settlement negotiations, through to the discovery phase, mediations and trial. Andrew is able to draw on his network of experienced specialist barristers to appear at Court and advise on complex issues when required.

Family Law

Whether you’re single, married or in a defacto relationship, or you have children, Sutton Family Law provides tailored and expert advice in the following areas:
  • Domestic Violence and Intervention/Restraining/AVO Orders
  • Divorce
  • Property and financial settlements
  • Spousal maintenance
  • Binding financial agreements
  • Parenting and child arrangements
  • Parenting and child arrangements
  • Child support and maintenance
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Court disputes

Most disputes can be resolved. We know this, so we are confident in being able to resolve disputes that you haven’t been able to settle.
Our preference is to avoid costly Court proceedings, by attempting to negotiate an amicable resolution that all parties can be satisfied with. If you have tried to settle a dispute, but have hit a dead-end in negotiations, then going to Court may be your only option. Sutton Family Law advise on strategic options and provide you with strong representation at court and draw on its network of specialist barristers and expert witnesses to give you every winning chance.
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Wills and estates

We are experts in the areas of drafting Wills, contesting Wills and managing deceased estates. You will be glad to have our Principal solicitor Andrew Sutton on your side. His extensive experience will ensure that your wishes are carried out by drafting a Will to suit your circumstances. No will is too simple or complex.
If you have been left out of a Will, we will support you through the process of contesting a Will and provide strong representation and expert advice to achieve positive results. If someone you love suffers from a disability and is unable to manage their own decisions, they may need to a Administrator or Guardian. We can assist in preparing an Application and representing your interests.
Book your first 30 minute free consultation today. For compassionate and caring legal representation, look no further than Sutton Family Law, your one stop shop to all your family law needs.
Services include:
  • Preparing a Will
  • Powers of Attorney
  • Guardianship Applications
  • Complex Probate Applications
  • Administering a deceased estate
  • Contesting a Will
  • Mediations
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Why choose Sutton Family Law?

We understand that your family is very important to you. We aim to take the stress out of family law matters, but advising on fast and effective solutions. Our Principal Solicitor Andrew Sutton has over 13 years of experience, and well loved by all his clients. He is friendly, caring and approachable, but when the situation calls for it, Andrew brings a strong and fearless approach.

Local and Honest

We understand that there are tough times in life, perhaps when a loved one dies, or you separate from your partner. At these times, you may not know where to turn. Sutton Family Law are here to help you navigate the storms in life. We are your honest and affordable family lawyer. We offer a first 30 minute free consultation for general advice, and we will tell your costs up-front so there are no surprises at the end of your case.

we Value you

At Sutton Family Law we value you and take a complete, well rounded approach to your case. With many years of experience, Andrew Sutton will involve various experts to support you throughout your journey. Taking a holistic approach and involving experts to help such as accountants, psychologists and many times he can personally appear at court for you.

Experienced Advocate

Do you want to avoid lengthy court visitations and drawn-out disputes? At Sutton Family law we are committed to resolving matters quickly and efficiently. Our Principal Solicitor Andrew Sutton is a skilled negotiator and with his experienced and practical advice will often will settle family issues at mediation before the matter has to go to costly Family Law court.

fair Pricing

Investing in a lawyer to represent you does not have to break the bank. We will work with your budget and offer honest and upfront fees. We also offer fixed-fees for preparation of Wills, Powers of Attorney and conveyancing.

Convenient Appointments

Our initial appointments are by telephone or Zoom for your convenience, usually within 24 hours. Access to your lawyer is only a click away, using our Personal Zoom Meeting Room.

Easy to work with

Sutton Family Law are experts in deceased estates and are committed to easing the stress out of writing or handling a Will. With fixed fees, advice delivered in clear easy to understand language and open communication with the principal solicitor.

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