Family Law deals with a range of legal options relating to family and domestic matters. These include separation and divorce, maintenance, arrangements for children and domestic violence. It also covers many other legal matters such as marriage exemptions and gender recognition. Find out more below about the full range of topics and how they may apply to you.
You will also find a link to support services that may help you with your Family Law issue.
Family Law matters
Separation and Divorce
When your marriage or civil partnership ends, you may decide to separate or divorce. Find out about the various legal remedies open to you. These include separation agreements, judicial separation, and divorce, among others.Find out more
There are a number of nationwide support services available that might be able to help you. These include legal & resolution supports, domestic violence supports, family and parenting supports, as well as supports on other matters.Find out more
Preparing for Family Law Court
This video outlines how to prepare for a court hearing in Family Law Court. It covers how to plan your journey, what documentation you are required to bring, as well as other topics, like accessibility needs.
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This video outlines what happens at the courthouse on the day of your court hearing.
It covers what to do when you arrive, who can accompany you, where to wait, and other helpful tips.
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