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1 Sep 2021
Family Law Update: New merged courts
The Family Law Committee would like to advise members of recent developments and releases from the new merged Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia.
27 Aug 2021
Contact with the complainant in family violence or sexual assault matters
Guidance note regarding coming into contact with the complainant in family violence and/or sexual assault cases.
27 Aug 2021
Cross examination in family violence cases
Information about new provisions in the Family Law Act restricting cross examination in circumstances involving allegations of family violence.
2 Aug 2021
Looking for a family lawyer with mediation experience?
You may have heard local lawyer Debra Parker, Chair of our Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee, chatting with Georgia Stynes on ABC Radio recently about mediation options for family law – options that can help people avoid lengthy family court processes in situations like divorce and custody disputes.
18 Jun 2021
Why should I use a family lawyer?
16 Mar 2021
Select Committee on Australia’s Family Law System
The second Interim Report from the Joint Select Committee on Australia’s Family Law System has been released.
26 Feb 2021
Family Law Update February 2021
The Law Society's Family Law Committee Update is sent to members with an interest in family law when we have issues of note to report on.
23 Nov 2020
Statement on proposed Family Court merger
The Law Council of Australia released a statement today condemning the proposed merger of the specialist Family Law Court into the Federal Circuit Court. The ACT Law Society agrees with this position, and supports the continued independence of the Family Court of Australia.
2 Nov 2020
Family Law Update November 2020
The Family Law Committee is pleased to introduce their new regular news update.