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Marriage, Children and RelationshipsMany people who are involved in relationships may at some time need the advice and help of a family lawyer. This site provides useful information and resources on common family issues for parents, spouses, children, unmarried couples and same-sex partnerships. It also provides tips for families about a range of services that can assist in the management of family relationships


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The Duty of Disclosure in family law

Filed under: Family Law

The Family Court of Australia has stringent disclosure requirements for parties. These requirements arise in both financial and parenting matters.

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Filed under: Children, AVO/Domestic Violence, Defacto Relationships, Family Law

It is estimated that one in three women experience physical violence throughout Australia, and with such disturbing statistics, robust domestic violence...

What is the difference between a Parenting Order and Adoption?

Filed under: Children, Agreements, Family Law

Adoption is the legal process where a child joins and becomes a recognised member of a family. In these circumstances, adoptive parents assume all legal...

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What do I need to know about creating enforceable agreements?

Date: 01 Aug 2017, Filed under: Divorce, Agreements, Binding Financial Agreements (Prenuptial Agreements), Family Law

Section 90G of the Family Law Act 1975 (Cth) (the Act) outlines the circumstances when financial agreements are binding. The requirements...

How does the relationship registry work?

Date: 01 Mar 2017, Filed under: Family Law

Using the Relationships Register Act 2010 (NSW) as our statutory example, two adults who are in a relationship can register if:at least one of...

How does the relationship registry work?

Date: 01 Mar 2017, Filed under: Family Law

Using the Relationships Register Act 2010 (NSW) as our statutory example, two adults who are in a relationship can register if:at least one of...

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Date: 17 Feb 2014, Filed under: AVO/Domestic Violence

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Date: 01 Feb 2013, Filed under: Sexual Offences, Children, Victim Support

Federal Social Justice Commissioner Mick Gooda along with the Australian Human Rights Commission welcomed the NSW Ombudsman's report on child sexual abuse...

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