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Case Study: Successful Intervention Order Contested Hearing

Case Study: Intervention Order Successful Contested Hearing Contested IVO Hearing: Successful Outcome Court: Magistrates’ Court of Victoria at Sunshine Facts: This matter involves the Applicant making Personal Safety Intervention Order (“IVO”) applications, listing her children as Protected Persons, against the Respondent Wife and Respondent Husband. Our clients in this proceeding were the Respondent Wife and […]

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Information about Family Law amid COVID19

Information Update Family Law amid COVID19 Already within a matter of months, COVID-19 has upended the lives of children and families across the globe. School closures and movement restrictions are disrupting children’s routines and support systems. They are also adding new stressors on caregivers who may have to forgo work. Evidence and what to expect

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The Impact of Family Violence in Children’s Matters

Parenting Matters The Impact of Family Violence Upon Children How is Parenting Order made? Under Section 64B of the Family Law Act 1975 (Cth) (“the Act”), the Court gains the power to make parenting orders that are binding on all parties involved. In making such an order, under Section 61DA(1) of the Act, the starting

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What does Family Violence include and who is a Family Member?

Family Violence and Family Members Intervention Orders What is Family Violence? Family violence in Victoria is legally defined by Section 5 of the Family Violence Protection Act 2008. The law defines family violence very broadly and includes: Physical abuse (e.g. hitting, punching, slapping, kicking); Sexual abuse (e.g. sexual assault, rape, sexually coercive behaviour, sexually degrading insults); Emotional and

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