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Our Melbourne Lawyers are expert, reliable and affordable. If you have a court case coming up in Melbourne, or a legal problem that’s worrying you, call our Melbourne Lawyers for a confidential, no-obligation chat. Your Melbourne lawyer will provide you with their expert knowledge of the legal system and how it works in your local area. Having a lawyer located near you also makes it easier to stay in contact so you should never feel left out of the loop.

We have specialists in all areas of law, including:

The Go to Court Lawyers Melbourne office is at Level 3, 480 Collins Street, Melbourne, right in the heart of the Melbourne Central Business District. If you are using public transport, the Melbourne public transport system is the best in the country. Buses run every few minutes along Collins Street and the famous Melbourne trams run even more frequently.

The nearest intersection to our Go to Court Melbourne office is William and Collins Street. The Collins Street tram stop 3 is just 20 metres from our office and we are only a few minutes walk from the famous Burke Street Mall.

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Conviction for a criminal offence can have significant consequences for you and for your family. Even conviction for a minor offence can seriously impact on your career and limit your employment opportunities. It can also preclude you from travelling outside of Australia.

It is important, then, that you understand precisely what you are facing and what rights you hold before you discuss anything about your case with police and before you are required to present at court.

Obtaining strong legal advice early maximises the likelihood of a good outcome. Your lawyer can help you to decide whether you want to plead guilty to the charge or whether you wish to fight it. They can help you through the complex and often formidable processes of the criminal justice system. It may be possible for our expert lawyers to have the charges you are facing dropped or reduced to something less serious.

Whether you are under investigation in relation to a suspected offence or have been charged, your request for bail has been refused, or maybe you want to appeal a prior conviction, we are there for you.

Home to some of Australia’s best Accredited Criminal Law Specialists, Go To Court Lawyers offers you access to some of VIC’s best Criminal defence lawyers. Well versed in local, state and federal law, our Criminal lawyers appear in all VIC courts for all criminal law matters. They are personable and friendly, and work hard to provide a strong defence for, you – our client.

Family and Divorce

Dealing with family issues such as separation, child custody or divorce can be very difficult emotionally and financially. They can turn your world upside down making it hard to get through the work day or function normally in your private life. Getting the right advice early can help you get on top of it before it becomes unmanageable.

Go To Court Lawyers Melbourne can guide you through the family law process, providing you with expert advice, and helping you put your matter behind you with as little fuss as possible. While our family lawyers are experienced in appearing before both the Family Court and the Federal Circuit Court, they work hard to resolve your issues early and without the need for litigation.

We will support you through preliminary processes such as mediation or negotiation, and through the entire court process if necessary, to make sure you get the best outcome possible.

If you are facing a family law problem, let Go To Court Lawyers help. We can assist you with any family law matter, such as:

Civil Law

Civil law covers a vast array of legal matters, from recovery of an outstanding debt, to problems with employment such as workplace bullying or discrimination, wills and estates, bankruptcy, commercial disputes and litigation, and commercial and residential leasing.

Dealing with any civil law matter can be stressful and the legal processes involved difficult to navigate. Different rules apply to the different courts and tribunals, and it can be difficult to know where to start. Sometimes the best outcome is one that avoids the courts altogether and comes about through skilled mediation or dispute resolution. Strong legal advice, preferably obtained early in the process, lets you know exactly where you stand so that you can make a sound decision as to how to proceed.

Go To Court Lawyers Melbourne offers expert assistance in all areas of civil law and can easily guide you through the process and help you to get the best possible result. With experience in every court and tribunal in the area, and high-level negotiation and advocacy skills, our lawyers can be there for you every step of the way.

If you need a civil law matter resolved, no matter what the issue, our lawyers can help.

Drink Driving

Drink and drug driving offences can be very serious. Aside from the risk to yourself and others, they can involve significant penalties including heavy fines and the loss of your licence. Repeat offences, or those which result in, for example, a fatality or serious injury, can also mean a term of imprisonment.

Many drivers charged with these offences have not had prior experience with the criminal justice system and can find it very daunting and stressful. If you have been charged with a drink or drug driving offence and are facing the prospect of appearing before the court, obtaining quality legal advice is important so that you know what your rights are, what the process will be, and how best to proceed.

At Go To Court Lawyers Melbourne, our staff are experts in drink and drug driving law and can walk you through each step of the process. They will provide you with helpful advice and strong representation to ensure you receive the best possible outcome. They may even be able to advocate for the court to recognise drivers’ education as part of your sentence so that any other penalties will be minimised, and to help you to avoid committing another similar offence.

Traffic Law

Traffic offences such as hooning, driving in excess of the speed limit, driving without a licence, or failing to stop for police, carry potentially hefty fines and can result in the loss of your licence. It is important you obtain high-quality advice as early in the process as possible so that you know what you are facing and how best to manage it.

At Go To Court Lawyers Melbourne, we understand what your licence means to you and your family, and know that losing it will likely cause you hardship. We also understand that a charge does not necessarily mean you are guilty.

After having considered all aspects of your matter, our highly-skilled and insightful lawyers will advise you of your options, including whether or not you have a viable defence. They will lead you through the traffic law process, and, if no defence is available, help you to obtain the lowest penalty possible in your circumstances. In the event that you lose your licence, we may also be able to assist you to obtain a special or extraordinary licence so that you can maintain your employment.


Immigration law in Australia is a complicated area which changes frequently. The rules and regulations that applied yesterday may not be the same today. If your visa application has been rejected, or you are having issues with obtaining a visa such as a partner or 457 working visa, you should seek advice from an expert immigration lawyer as soon as you can. Serious penalties apply for breaches of immigration law so it is important you make sure you comply.

Go To Court Lawyers Melbourne are experts in all things immigration. If you are looking to appeal an immigration decision, we can help you prepare and submit your application for review to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal, or prepare and lodge your submissions for a Ministerial Intervention Request. If you need help with an application for a refugee or student visa, or employer-sponsored migration, from highly complicated matters to the most simple, our lawyers can help.

Information about the Courthouses in Melbourne

Supreme Court of Victoria

Supreme-Court-VictoriaThe Supreme Court of Victoria is at 210 William Street Melbourne City and has the opening hours of 8:00am to 5:00pm Monday to Friday. This stunning piece of colonial architecture was designed by Arthur Ebdon and Alfred Smith in 1873. Read More

Melbourne Magistrates Court

Melbourne-Magistrates-CourtMelbourne Magistrates Court is at 233 William Street, Melbourne and has the operating hours of 9:00am to 4:30pm Monday to Friday. The Courthouse is easily accessible via public transport and is only a short walk from the famous Burke Street Mall. Read More

County Court of Victoria

County-Court-VicThe County Court of Victoria is at 250 William Street, right in the heart of the Melbourne Central Business District. The Courthouse has the operating hours of 9:00am to 5pm Monday to Friday. Read More

Owen Dixon Commonwealth Law Courts

Owen Dixon Commonwealth Law CourtsThe Owen Dixon Commonwealth Law Courts building is located at 305 William Street, Melbourne. These courts are easily located and they can be found on the corner of La Trobe and William streets, directly above the Flagstaff railway station. Read More

Legal articles our Melbourne clients found helpful:

Driving Unlicensed in Vic – If you drive without a valid licence, you could be fined, be prohibited from applying for a licence for a period of time, and/or ordered to serve a term of imprisonment. If you have been involved in such an offence it is important to get legal advice to ensure the best possible outcome. Our Melbourne lawyers are available via 1300 636 846 should you need assistance.

Property Settlement – Before you make an application to the Court you must provide each other with full financial disclosure and make reasonable attempts to resolve your matter. This article explains what is involved in property settlement in the event of a divorce or separation. In order to ensure this process runs smoothly our Melbourne lawyers are available for advice and legal assistance.

Residential Tenancies in Vic – A residential tenancy exists when a lessor (a landlord) and a lessee (tenant) enter into an agreement to lease premises in which the tenant will reside for a period of time. Many disputes can arise through tenancy disagreements. Whether you are a landlord or a tenant, if you are having legal issues, getting professional legal advice is the best way to ensure a favourable outcome. This article provides you with the basics behind residential tenancies but, our Melbourne lawyers can explain this further to you and help you get the best possible outcome.

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