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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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What is a Family Report?

by A Family Report is a report written by an independent expert to assist the Court in determining what parenting arrangements would best meet the interests of the child or children who are the subject of a parenting dispute. Report writers are usually experienced social workers or psychologists who are either in private practice or employed directly by the Court. When
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Changes to the Child Support (Assessment) Act 1989

by On 1 July 2018, amendments to the Child Support (Assessment) Act 1989 came into effect which may have a significant impact on current and future Binding Child Support Agreements. Why do the changes matter? On 9 May 2018, the Family Assistance and Child Support Legislation Amendment (Protecting Children) Bill 2018 was passed into law and amendments were made to the
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Have you seen our snail ad?

by You may have seen our snail ad around town recently. If you did we hope you had a chuckle. If however, you feel like the snail with no shell why don’t you consider coming in to see one of our family lawyers for advice about your property entitlements? Our initial consultation gives you the time and opportunity to feel comfortable
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