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Family Court Merger

Family Court Merger

Family Court Merger At ALG we are excited to embrace the new merged Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia. We hope that it will live up to its promises and provide a quicker and more...

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Factors considered by the Court

Factors considered by the Court

Factors considered by the Court in Family Law parenting matters The Family Law Act specifically outlines that the Court must place the best interests of the child as the most important consideration...

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Family court holds conflicting views

Family court holds conflicting views

Who counts as a parent?: Family Court holds conflicting views In two recent cases involving sperm donors, one an IVF case, the other a commercial surrogacy arrangement, the family court arrived at...

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Family court holds conflicting views

Family Court of Appeal 57

Family Court of Appeal 57 – Watson and Ling 2013 After the High Court Decision of Stanford v. Stanford [2012] HCA 52 there remains ongoing discussion about s. 79 of the Family Law Act 1975 (“the...

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Family Violence

Family Violence

Family Violence – Best Practice Principles The Family Law legislation amendment (Family Violence and Other Measures) Act 2011 (Cth) came into effect on 7 June 2012. The amendments are designed to...

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