Welcome to DLT Legal

We are a boutique practice focussing on family law, wills, estates and associated legal issues that are faced every day.  Although the practice is new, our principal, Debra Twigg, has over 25 years experience in a range of city and suburban firms and since 2001 has been a Law Institute of Victoria Accredited Family Law Specialist.  Located in Ivanhoe on Heidelberg Road, opposite Darebin Railway Station, the practice is conveniently located for the northern and eastern suburbs of Melbourne.  

Family Law

We can provide expert advice in all areas of family law:

  • Separation
  • Divorce
  • Child living arrangements (custody & access)
  • Property settlements
  • Financial Agreements (including pre-nups)
  • De facto law (including same sex relationships)
  • Mediation
  • Relocation (national & international)
  • Spousal maintenance
  • Child support
  • Domestic violence
  • Family trusts
  • Intervention Orders (IVOs)
  • Superannuation splits (including SMSF)

Wills & Estates

Everyone should have a Will to say where they want their assets to go.  However, there is more that needs to be considered and we can help with:

  • Wills
  • Testamentary trusts
  • Powers of Attorney (Medical & Financial)
  • Living Wills (Medical Treatment statement)
  • Obtaining a Grant of Probate
  • Letters of Administration
  • Challenging an unfair Will

Other services

We can also assist you with other situations in which you may need a lawyer:

  • Court appearances and representation
  • Buying or selling your home
  • Property transfers or changing the ownership of your property
  • VCAT Guardian or Administrator applications