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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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    QLD Interpretation of Family Court Orders?

    If you have a court order that says: "The court orders until further order: 1. that the child spends time with the father as follows: a. Commencing 19/1/19 and each alternate weekend thereafter: i. from 9:30am on Saturday to 5:30pm on Sunday b. Commencing 22/1/19 and each...
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    QLD Family Court - Mother Lying About Residence of Child?

    Hi all, I was wondering what the family court's view would be (if any) on a child living permanently with his maternal grandmother when the mother is informing the family court the child is living with herself? Since September 2018, the child has informed us, his teachers and his psychologist...
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    NSW Adoption rights Australia

    Hello. My mother was adopted in 1957. This was knowledge never kept from me by my adoptive Grandparents. After my adoptive Grandmothers passing I requested my mothers adoption papers from my Grandad , he said my Aunty was now in charge of all those matters. She to was adopted in 1953. She...
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    VIC Help with Initiating Application - Interim and Final

    So we are now at the point of getting our paperwork ready to file at court. I am having no luck at all searching the internet for examples of an application that will guide on the format and wording that would be appropriate. We have started writing them out but now aren't sure. Anywhere I can...
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    WA Time with Dad Interstate - No Family Court Orders in Place?

    I have two children, ages 13 and 12. Separation from the father occurred approx 7 years ago and the children have only had once weekly phone contact and face to face once a year contact. Father lives in VIC, we live in WA. Father has requested time with children for Christmas/school holidays...
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    QLD Help with Wording of Family Court Orders?

    Hello After some help for wording of family court orders stipulating children's time with parents, specifically around school holiday breaks. Also anything you might have left out of your orders that in hindsight you would have liked included? Three children, youngest 8, oldest 13 (refusing...
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    NSW Contravention Order - Ex No Longer Following Court Orders?

    Hi all, After being away with the Army for over 6 months, having my ex ignore family court orders and not let me talk to my little girl for the entire time (even though it’s in the courts orders) I get to go home. I was so excited to see my little girl until the ex decided that our court orders...
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    NSW Child relocation/Going for custody

    My partner and I have been together for 6 and a half years. He has a 7 and a half year old daughter, we have had every second weekend with her for years now, her mother isn't a very easy person to speak with and constantly takes their daughter away on our weekends or just plain refuses because...
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    NSW Family Court Orders - Ex Gaining Access to Non-biological Children?

    Hi, I was wondering if someone could give me some help on this matter, which is very stressing for me at the moment. I have two children 7 and 8 whose mother passed away 5 years ago. I lived with my partner for 11 months until a year ago. Prior to the 11 months living together, we dated for a...
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    QLD Breach of Family Court Orders - What to Do?

    Judge handed down family court orders and one was that the parent was not to consume any alcohol prior to or in the presence of the children. It's the first weekend of them having the children after 8 weeks without due to drug abuse and the parent takes them to a pub, even tags himself at pub on...