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Family law (also called matrimonial law or the law of domestic relations) is an area of the law that deals with family matters and domestic relations.

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    False allegations being used against me

    My ex made serious false allegations against me over a year ago. The matter was investigated by the police and DoCJ and were found to be unsubstantiated (because they were pure fantasy, outright lies), there were no charges and the case was dropped. My ex continues to use this against me making...
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    Subpoena request for Defence Vetting in Family Law- implications on reputation and future working impairment

    In a family law case my ex has subpoenaed the depart of defence for vetting notes. I work as a consultant to the Defence. She is a Banking and Finance lawyer- can she unnecessarily request subpoenas that may ultimately impact my ability to get work? Is this a misuse of court and legal power? How...
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    WA Family law textbook recommendations

    I am looking for good information on how the courts determine the best interests of special needs (autistic) children when they make parenting orders. I'm hoping someone can recommend me a good family law textbook (or other resource). THE FAMILY LAW BOOK - Family law, procedure, forms and...
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    SA Am i Liable to pay?

    New Member 👋 Am i liable to pay for half drawn up Consent orders? Back story - I have previously seen a lawyer and gotten legal advice, however their orders were quiet expensive as they are a boutique firm. Therefore i find an "Australia wide Online" place that drafts them for half the price! My...
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    NSW Irreconcilable Differences Between a Parent and a Child Outside of Victoria

    Hello! In Australia, it is my belief that the only state in which a parent and a child could file an application for irreconcilable differences between a parent and a child is the state of Victoria (please correct me if I am wrong). Unfortunately, the family who this application would involve...
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    NSW Legal claim to child

    A mother leaves after her child is born and the father has raised the child for the child's entire life (6 years). It turns out that he is not the biological father. Does the real biological mother or father have any legal claim to the child if they come back 6 years later, despite the fact that...
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    family law qld

    quick question......... the main witness to my case has never filed an affidavit for the courts. well did one and refused to sign it and the other party (mother in my case) has subpoheanoed her to appear at trial. the ICL in our case refused to subpheona this witness for fear she is unrealiable...
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    QLD family law

    Can someone please tell me what this means as i have to do myself. consolidated trial affidavit of edivence in chief, financial statement and one witness affidavit?. in relation to final hearing of family court case. your urgent response would be greatly appreciated
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    VIC Psychiatrist Assessment

    Hi all! Please advise what happens during a psychiatric assessment ordered by Independent childrens lawyer? Also if person has self harm issues but is denying this, is it possible for the assessment to detect this? Is it very intensive? Person has a domestic violence conviction. Also gets angry...
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    NSW Locked out of business by my partner

    Hi I have been going through separation and my ex put an application for ADVO on me. We have a family partnership business together and she took every document and the work PC and claimed I didn't work in the business. During exchange of letters she admitted that i worked in the business and was...