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Case Study: Successful Urgent Recovery Application

Case Study: Family Law Matters Urgent Recovery Application Parenting Matter: Successful Outcome Court: Melbourne Federal Circuit and Family Law Court. Facts: This matter involved an urgent recovery application seeking that the child be returned immediately to the Applicant Father. Our client was the Applicant Father in this proceeding. There is an extensive history of family …

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Proposed Changes to the Family Law Act – A Step Forward?

Family Law Matters Proposed Changes to the Family Law Act Proposed Changes to the Family Law Act – A Step Forward? On 30 January 2023, the Australian Government released a draft Family Law Amendment Bill (‘the amendments’) which proposed a variety of significant changes to the Family Law Act 1975 (Cth) (‘the Act’).  The overarching …

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Indigenous Australians and the Family Law System

Family Law Matters Indigenous Australians and the Family Law System What are some of the barriers that Indigenous Australians face when accessing the family law system? The legal system has long been found to be failing all members of the Australian community with regards to access to the legal system, particularly highlighted within a Senate …

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