Family Law

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 notification exemptions and gender recognition. Find out more below about the full range of topics and how they may apply to you.

You can find links to information about mediation and legal help, and other support services that may help you with your Family Law matter.

There is also a link to our guide on preparing for Family Law court. Here you can find useful information and helpful videos to help you best prepare for your visit to court.

Family Law matters

Getting help

Video: Learn About Family Law Mediation


This video provides information about an effective way of resolving Family Law issues, called mediation.

It covers the benefits of trying mediation, what’s involved in the mediation process, and where to find a mediator.

Preparing for Family Law Court

Preparing For Court

Learn about what happens before, during and after your Family Law case is heard. This guide and our helpful videos will take you through your day in court.

Guide to preparing for Family Law court >


Video: 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.


    Video: Attending your Family Law hearing

    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.