"Navigating the family law process can be stressful and overwhelming.  We provide tailored advice, support and assistance to our clients so that they can resolve their matter and move forward with their lives."

MICHELLE PETROVSKI

Michelle Petrovski

Solicitor

Experience

Michelle completed a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) and a Bachelor of Psychological Science at La Trobe University.  She successfully completed an Honours Thesis in family law, titled “Repairing the Cracks in the System: A Consistent and Coordinated Approach to Risk Assessment of Family Violence”. 

Prior to her admission to practice, Michelle worked as an Intervention Order Paralegal at the Magistrates’ Court and as a Client Service Manager at a family law firm.  Michelle studied international family law in Geneva, Switzerland and has a keen interest in cases involving international relocations or overseas assets.

Michelle completed her Practical Legal Training at Leo Cussen Centre for Law and since her admission she has practiced exclusively in family law.  Michelle has an empathetic and practical approach towards assisting her clients and is committed to resolving matters in timely and cost effective manner. 

Expertise

  • Complex parenting matters such as relocation applications and cases involving serious allegations of family violence

  • Complex matrimonial and de facto property matters

  • Applications for Divorce

  • Spousal Maintenance Applications

  • Financial Agreements

  • Family Violence Intervention Orders

Professional qualifications 

  • Bachelor of Laws (Hons)

  • Bachelor of Psychological Science

  • Admitted to practice in the High Court of Australia

  • Admitted to practice in the Supreme Court of Victoria

Other roles and associations 

  • ​Member of the Family Lawyers Working Group

  • Member of the Law Institute of Victoria (LIV)

  • Volunteer Lawyer at Women's Legal Service Victoria

  • LIV Mentor for Junior Lawyers

  • LIV Judicial Mentee of Judges of the Family Court

Telephone: 

03 9670 1734

Email:

[email protected]

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