Lower Hutt based Family, Property & Criminal Law Firm

We Are Here to Look After You

At Melanie Baker Law, we pride ourselves on being a truly general practice. Our commitment to excellence extends across criminal law, family law, property law, estate planning, youth advocacy, and more. Our breadth and depth of experience means we can get the very best result for you.

We craft a personalised strategy for each client by considering their specific needs, goals, and circumstances to create an action plan. We bring more than legal expertise—we are your dedicated ally, working tirelessly to achieve the best possible outcome.


Family Law

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Specialising in disputes over childcare, relationship property, and family violence. We offer advice and representation, including applications for protection orders and parenting orders, and drafting legally binding agreements. 

Property Law

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The firm provides assistance in property transactions, refinancing, wills, probate, estate administration, and enduring powers of attorney (EPOA), ensuring clients’ personal and financial matters are managed effectively.

Criminal Law

Hutt Valley District Court

With over 30 years of experience, we excel in criminal and traffic law, boasting a high success rate in trials and discharge applications. We handle a broad spectrum of cases, from minor traffic offences to more serious crimes.