Advocate - Family Law Expert


Advocate Family Lawyers is an exceptional law firm based in Malvern, Melbourne.

As one of the best Family Law solicitors, we specialise in family law from parenting arrangements, divorce, financial agreements, property settlements and contravention applications.

Our Principal Lawyer, Deanna Elsner, has over 16 years of experience in Family Law.

Advocate Family Lawyers, the best Family Law firm in Melbourne, is led by Deanna, our principal lawyer, who boasts extensive expertise in various areas, including achieving favorable outcomes in complex financial matters, Jewish Divorce, same-sex relationship disputes, challenging parenting cases, adult child maintenance, and family violence cases.

She has been involved in all aspects of Family Law including de-facto relationships, property and children’s matters in the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia as well as matters in the Children’s Court, Magistrates’ (Family Violence) Court, County and Supreme Courts of Victoria.

Deanna is one of only a handful of lawyers with experience and understanding of IVF law which establishes the practice as the top Family Law firm in Melbourne.

Advocate - Family Law Expert
The best family law firm in Melbourne - Advocate Lawyers

Deanna is fluent in French and can assist if English is not your first language.

A Personal Service

Deanna provides a personal one-on-one service to her clients. She is fluent in French and offers her services in French to clients who may feel more comfortable in their own language. Advocate Family Lawyers, measures success and strives for nothing but excellence to be your #1 Family Law solicitors.

As the principal lawyer of the best Family Law firm in Melbourne, Deanna works closely with counsellors, psychologists, psychiatrists, therapists and child experts concerning parenting matters and forensic accounts and valuers in financial matters.

We understand you are approaching us at a difficult time in your life. Our commitment to you is to listen, guide and advocate for you at all stages of the process.

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