Please scroll down for more information about the following practice areas:

  • Criminal Law and Traffic Offences
  • Family Law and Divorce
  • Wills and Estates
  • Property Law
  • Commercial Law
  • Commercial and Civil Litigation
  • General Law Matters

For any queries or to book an appointment, please contact us.


If you are dealing with the Police or have been charged with a crime, Kavanagh Lawyers will help you to navigate the criminal justice system and to  understand your rights and options.

We provide comprehensive, practical advice and representation in all criminal law matters from pleas through to fully-contested hearings, sentencing and appeals.

We appear in all criminal matters before the Magistrates, County and Supreme Courts of Victoria.

We can act in the following matters:

  • Defence of criminal charges including murder, sex offences, kidnapping, assault, theft, drug offences and all other offences
  • Dealing with traffic offences including drink driving and loss of licence matters
  • Bail applications
  • Sentencing pleas
  • Appeals
  • Family Violence Intervention Order


The breakdown of a marriage or de facto relationship can be an emotional time, and you may need to make major decisions about your children and property.

If you are considering a separation or divorce, Kavanagh Lawyers can provide objective and realistic advice to help you understand your rights and the options available to you.

We will endeavour to resolve your matter as quickly and cost-effectively as possible, whilst ensuring you receive what you are entitled to. Our aim is to help you through this most traumatic time in your life.

Where agreement cannot be reached between parties, we have the extensive experience to see the matter through to a determination by the Court and we will guide you throughout this process.  

Our services include:

  • Divorce and separation
  • Property settlement
  • Parenting issues
  • Financial Agreements (before, during or after a marriage or de facto relationship)
  • Maintenance issues
  • Orders for the protection of a party or a  child


Kavanagh Lawyers can help you to gain greater control over your legal affairs during your lifetime and after your death, giving you and your loved ones certainty and peace of mind.

Our services include:

  • Making a new Will or updating your existing Will
  • Enduring Powers of Attorney (Medical and Financial)
  • Obtaining Probate or Letters of Administration
  • Estate Administration
  • Will disputes and Estate claims


Our services include:

  • Property disputes
  • Application by personal legal representative
  • Application by surviving proprietor
  • Transfer between spouses or separating spouses


Kavanagh Lawyers has the expertise to assist in all aspects of commercial law, including:

  • Business sales and purchases
  • Franchise agreements
  • Preparation of standard-form contracts for business use
  • Partnership Agreement
  • Commercial disputes  


Where legal proceedings become necessary, we have the expertise to represent you throughout the matter as either the Plaintiff or the Defendant.

We have experience in a range of complex commercial and civil matters, and will give you the practical and strategic advice you need to resolve your matter in quick and cost-effective manner wherever possible.


Kavanagh Lawyers can help you to resolve your dispute by agreement, avoiding the cost and uncertainty of litigation. We are experienced in using a range of methods of Alternative Dispute Resolution such as round table negotiation, mediation and arbitration.

We have extensive experience in a wide variety of matters, including:

  • Breach of contract
  • Consumer law
  • Employment disputes
  • Debt matters
  • Motor vehicle accidents