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The New Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Two months In

The new FCFCOA has been in operation for approximately 6 weeks now and with it a new Court system with new rules and procedures. Ryan Thomas, head of the Family Law team explains.

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Guardianship

Should I Name a Guardian For My Young Children in My Will?

It's common for married parents to appoint a Guardian(s) in their respective Wills if both parents should pass away. However, this situation becomes more complex where parents...

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Family Court Orders

New National Contravention List to Enforce Family Court Orders

Along with the merger of the Federal Circuit Court and Family Court of Australia into what will now be known as the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (FCFCOA), the new...

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Family Law Andersons Solicitors

The Family Court and Federal Circuit Court Merger - what does it mean for you?

On 17 February 2021, the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Bill 2019 was passed into law. We attempt to address some of the many questions both the public and...

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Social Media and Family Law: the New Age Evidence

The Family Court has shown a tendency to allow social media content to be tendered into evidence in Family Law proceedings. So what is ‘evidence'?

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What do we do about co-parenting and handovers during lockdown?

The SA government announced a 7-day lockdown for South Australia. What does this mean for co-parenting and handovers, while still abiding by lockdown restrictions?

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Finding hidden assets in Family Law matters

What happens with one party tries to maximize what they get out of their property settlement by trying to keep some of their assets separate or hidden?

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Top 10 Tips for Keeping your Legal Costs Down after Separation

Sometimes legal matters can get drawn-out, which results in the legal fees being higher than what you, or your lawyer, had expected. Here are some tips to help keep legal costs...

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Should I use an online service to file my Application for Divorce?

Online legal services are offering to assist people with their Application for Divorce. Before proceeding, be aware of the risks.

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