More Family Law Matters

We will guide you through how these issues are covered in court and what you need to access your rights. This includes your eligibility for all relevant decrees, certificates and exemptions - and how to apply for them. There are also links to support services available nationwide to help you deal with these important issues.


The Family Law courts also deal with a number of other important Family Law matters. These include:


  • Nullity relates to the annulment of marriages and civil partnerships.
  • Marriage Notification Exemptions deal with allowed exceptions to the required three-month marriage notice period.
  • Gender Recognition looks at the steps to have your preferred gender legally recognised.
  • Paternity and Parentage looks at legal issues relating to the parentage of children.
  • Child Care Cases are cases where the Child and Family Agency (CFA) are involved in a child's care.