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Streamlining financial matters in the Federal Circuit Court of Australia

by The Federal Circuit Court will adopt a new process for dealing with applications for property and/or spousal maintenance orders in an effort to streamline management of those matters. On the first court date for hearing an application for property and/or spousal maintenance orders, the parties will appear before a Registrar rather than a Judge, for directions to get the matter
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Important Dates for Filing Applications in the Family Court of Australia

by Christmas can be difficult for families at the best of times, but it can be particularly difficult for separated families. The closing date for the filing applications for parenting orders in the Family Court of Australia to be heard prior to Christmas is fast approaching. The cut off date this year is 4.00 pm on Friday 8 November 2019.  
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Short Term Gain, Long Term Pain: Why breaching Parenting Orders does not work

by Did you read the articles about Rebecca Minnock, the Somerset, England woman who “did a runner” with her 3-year old son when the Court ruled against her in parenting proceedings? Minnock and the child’s father had been engaged in a legal battle regarding his contact with the child.  In February 2015, the Court ruled she had fabricated allegations to obstruct
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