BBus LLB LLM
An Accredited Family Law Specialist and Family Violence Lawyer, Melanie Wyatt has been practising family law since 2011. Originally from regional Tasmania, Melanie relocated to Bacchus Marsh in 2015.
Melanie completed her Bachelor of Business and Law at the University of Tasmania, and Masters of Family Law through the College of Law. She has also completed training to become a Mental Health First Aider.
Melanie has extensive experience assisting family law clients with their property settlements, children’s matters, and family violence matters. She will ensure that clients are engaged with other relevant services which will assist them through their family law or family violence matter. She can assist clients from negotiating an amicable settlement by Consent Orders through to Court proceedings in the Family Court and Federal Circuit Court in relation to property, children and divorce matters. She can also assist clients with family violence matters in the Magistrates’ Court.
Melanie has a strong passion for social justice and set up a free legal advice service on the North West Coast of Tasmania. Since relocating to Victoria, she has been assisting the evening advice services at WEstjustice and Fitzroy Community Legal Service. She is currently volunteering at St Vincent’s de Paul Society’s Soup Van and also involved with the Rotary Club of Bacchus Marsh.