Testart Family Lawyers

Experience. Excellence. Compassion.

At Testart Family Lawyers we know how difficult a relationship breakdown can be. Our aim is to ease the burden by providing honest, realistic advice at a reasonable cost, starting with your free initial consultation where we give you an assessment of your legal position and a clear strategy to move forward.

We pride ourselves on being experts in all areas of family law. We have substantial court room experience at both trial and appellate level and are able to represent you in every aspect of your family law matter, often without you needing to appear in court.

Our firm is based in Malvern, where we also serve the surrounding suburbs of Kew, Hawthorn, Balwyn and Camberwell, and greater metropolitan Melbourne.

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Experience. Excellence. Compassion.

Testart Family Lawyers strives to get the best deal for its clients.

Testart Family Lawyers aims to provide its clients with the most efficient, cost-effective and painless resolution to their family law problems. Testart Family Lawyers strives to get the best deal for its clients.

Relationship breakdowns are incredibly stressful and traumatic. They are also incredibly expensive. Engaging a family lawyer is a significant commitment of trust and confidence, as well as a substantial financial investment. Unfortunately, approximately 40% of all marriages in Australia end in divorce, and so there is an inherently high demand for family law services.

Marc Testart is the Principal Family Lawyer (solicitor) at Testart Family Lawyers. He was formerly a barrister and as a result he has extensive experience in court room advocacy. He has appeared in court in numerous contested family law trials. He has also appeared in appellate courts in family law matters.

This experience has given him a unique insight into some of the pitfalls which clients face in family law. The vast majority of family law solicitors, on the other hand, have little or no courtroom experience. Learn More…..

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