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CHILD SUPPORT NEWS
09-Aug-2018

Suspension and termination of child support agreements There has been an amendment to the Child Support (Assessment) Act concerning child support agreements. It took effect on 1 July 2018 (so is now law) and applies retrospectively across all agreements. An unedited copy of this notice is available to subscribers at our online members' Practice News. "News for Families" for August 2018 Sub..


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FCC NEWS
02-Aug-2018

Federal Circuit Court Amendment (Costs and Other Measures) Rules 2018 The full text of this release issued by the FCC on 2 August 2018 and link to the Rules are available for subscribers at our online members' Practice News. FCC Practice Direction No. 2 of 2017 - Interim family law proceedings The Chief Judge has approved a new national Practice Direction which applies to interim family law proceedings in the Feder..


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FAMILY COURT OF WA
09-Jul-2018

This site (last updated 9 July 2018) contains all relevant legislation and key information from the website of the Family Court of Western Australia. At our Members' Home Page, our members may click below for live links to any of the following: Family Law Act 1975 Family Law Rules 2004 Family Law Regulations 1984 Family Court Act 1997 (WA) Family Court Rules 19..


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FAMILY LAW NEWS
25-Jun-2018

Court fees to increase on 1 July 2018 (and annually in future) The new fees brochure is available to subscribers at our online members' Practice News. Attorney-General announces court merger On 1 January 2019 a new Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (FCFCA) will be established through the amalgamation of the Family Court of Australia (Family Court) and the Federal Circuit Court of Australia (FCC). A new ..


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FAMILY COURT NEWS
19-Feb-2018

Changes to Family Court of Australia forms from 1 March 2018 This an edited extract of the following notice. The Family Law Amendment (2018 Measures No. 1) Rules 2018 have introduced these changes: The full text of this release is available for subscribers at our online members' Practice News. 2016-17 Annual Report for the Family Court of Australia This has been tabled in Parliament. You can find it on the Court&..


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RELEVANT LEGISLATION
03-Jul-2014

Links to all relevant legislation, both Commonwealth and WA, and practice directions and case management guidelines are available for subscribers at our online members' Practice News under 'relevant legislation'...


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