The recent decision of the Full Court of the Family Court in the matter of Salah states that the trial judge erred in failing to consider allegations of family violence by the mother against the father when making interim parenting orders.
The Family Law Act defines superannuation as property, therefore it can be divided in a property settlement after separation.
A grandparent has the right to make an application for a Parenting Order with respect to a grandchild under the Family Law Act. Examples of such Parenting Orders include an Order that a child live with or spend time with a grandparent.
What constitutes property when looking at a division of property with your former spouse or partner after separation? Is a personal injury award likely to be defined as property to then be eligible for division after separation?
Where final property orders have been made in the Family Court or Federal Circuit court, there are very limited circumstances where they can be varied or set aside.
The proposed amendments aim to remove uncertainties in the current provisions in the Family Law Act 1975 relating to Financial Agreements.
Gender dysphoria is a medically recognized condition where a child’s subjectively felt identity and gender are not the same as the gender/biological sex they were born. Why is the Family Court involved?