Family Law Education Center
GuIdes and Articles
We have put together a collection of articles and resources to guide you when navigating legal waters. This is your first stop when looking for advice, information or if you just have some questions and curiosities.
What is Separation? Separation is the end of the relationship with your spouse or de facto partner. This can be a stressful and hard time
Separating from a relationship can be a stressful time in your life and there are many things to consider and work out between the parties
Before 1 September 2021, the Federal Circuit Court of Australia and Family Court of Australia were two separate courts dealing with Family Law matters. The
How the courts deal with vaccinations generally When parents separate, issues regarding the ongoing care and welfare of the children will often arise and with
All about the Genuine Steps Certificate As of 1 September 2021, The Family Court of Australia and the Federal Circuit Court of Australia have merged
What changed: As of 1 September 2021, The Family Court of Australia and the Federal Circuit Court of Australia will merge to become the Federal
Note down your Separation date The separation date will be relevant to property settlement, in the sense of whether contributions were made before or after
What to do with wedding ring and other jewelry after separation You are looking to separate from your partner. What happens to your engagement ring?
Tending to your own needs after separation You may be going through a whole range of emotions like grief, sorrow, guilt, loneliness, anger, relief, or
How do I apply for parenting orders? Did you know there are certain things you need to do before applying for parenting orders? These are
What is a ‘Prenup’? When you are about to get married, it is not with the intention of getting divorced later in life. As such,
When considering parenting orders the primary consideration for the court is to have regard to the best interests of the child. Primary Considerations The primary