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Melanie Tilmouth is an experienced family lawyer, having honed her skills working across a variety of areas while practicing in a country firm. This experience has given Melanie a broad base of knowledge, which she uses to her clients’ advantage when dealing with their Family Law matters. Melanie is well equipped to provide Family Law advice which is tailored to her clients’ individual needs and circumstances.
Melanie is acutely aware of how Family Law can also integrate with other areas of law, which ensures her Family Law advice is comprehensive and practical. Melanie’s background in Wills and Estates, Agriculture Law, small business management, Criminal Law and Conveyancing ensures that she can handle even the most complex of Family Law matters.
Melanie values professionalism, communication and achieving results that truly reflect the desires of her clients. Melanie takes the time to get to the heart of the issue and ensure that her clients’ needs are being met in an empathetic manner.
Melanie is personable, approachable, down-to-earth and is keenly aware of the emotional toll that Family Law can have on her clients. She adopts a realistic approach that allows her clients to know where they stand right from the outset.
- Bachelor of Laws and Legal Practice, Flinders University
- Bachelor of International Studies, Flinders University
- Masters of Law, Adelaide University (currently completing)
My Areas of Expertise
- Matrimonial and De Facto Relationships
- Child Issues
- Child Support
- Same Sex Relationships
- Property Settlement
My Professional Interests
- Young Lawyers’ Committee, Committee Member
- Law Council of Australia, Family Law Section
- Member of Law Society of South Australia
Media & Blog Posts
Can a custody arrangement really be fair?
Reaching agreement on custody can be difficult, with both parents seeking what they believe is “right” or “fair”. TGB associate Melanie Tilmouth explains how the Family Court makes decisions. Family lawyers are often asked what are “fair” or “the standard” custody arrangements for children following...Read more
Can posting about my children on social media impact my custody arrangement?
You may think posting a picture of a day out with your kids is harmless, but it could have consequences for your custody arrangement. Tindall Gask Bentley associate Melanie Tilmouth looks at a big issue affecting parenting in the digital age. Can something as seemingly innocent as a Facebook post or a quick Tweet really impact...Read more