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Family court was originally created to be a Court of Equity convened to decide matters and make orders in relation to family law, such as custody of children and could disregard certain legal requirements as long as the petitioner/plaintiff came into court with “clean hands” and the request was reasonable, “quantum meruit”. Changes in laws and rules have made this distinction superfluous.Family courts hear all cases that relate to familial and domestic relationships. Each state and each country has a different system utilized to address family law cases including decisions regarding divorce cases.

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    VIC Separated from Alcoholic Husband with Legal Aid - Help?

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    VIC Family court orders and medical appointments

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    WA Mother Withholding Medical Records Despite Court Orders?

    Please help. The respondent has been ordered to authorise medical information and medical records of the children by the court order issued in May. She refuses to communicate medical issues but states they have special needs and brain issues and need surgery for other problems (which I don't...
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    VIC On a family preservation order but wants to live else where.

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    WA No Resonse to Initiating Application - what happens

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    QLD Family Court Orders - Communication with Child Restricted?

    I have a court order in place that states "failing agreement the child shall speak to the mother on Monday Tuesday Wednesday and Friday at 7 am". The child is my 10-year-old daughter who lives with me in QLD. When she visits with her father in NSW for school holidays she can call me. She is...
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    VIC Providing Residential Address According to Family Court Orders?

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    QLD Does Family Court Care About Breach of Consent Orders?

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