How to change a family law court order

victoria-legal-aidIs it possible to change a court order?

Not always. How you get orders changed depends on whether both parties agree to the change and if you have ‘grounds’ (reasons why the decision should be changed). If both parties do not agree to change the orders you may have to appeal.
What if both parties want to change the orders?

You may be able to change the court orders by:

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How to prove your family law case – Evidence

victoria-legal-aidWho should use this fact sheet?

Use this fact sheet if you had legal aid for your family law case and your lawyer helped you draft your court documents and prepare you for your final court hearing. You now plan to represent yourself in court. When you arrive at court, tell the judge’s associate that you are representing yourself.

What do these words mean?

Words that are highlighted in bold the first time they appear are explained in the Family Law Courts’ fact sheet Legal words used in court. See the Family Law Courts website.

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Representing yourself at a final hearing

victoria-legal-aidWho should use this fact sheet?

Use this fact sheet if you had legal aid for your family law case and your lawyer helped you draft your court documents and prepare you for your final court hearing. You now plan to represent yourself in court. When you arrive at court, tell the judge’s associate that you are representing yourself.

What do these words mean?

Words that are highlighted in bold the first time they appear are explained in the Family Law Courts’ fact sheet Legal words used in court. See the Family Law Courts website.

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Family Law and Superannuation

superannuation splittingFamily law and superannuation

Couples have the option of splitting their super entitlements on divorce or separation.

Following is some important information about Family Law matters and how they are handled by AvSuper.

Under superannuation law, the term spouse includes married, de facto and same sex partners who live together in a genuine domestic basis in a relationship as a couple.
Who can ask for information?

The law allows the following people to ask for information about a member’s super account:

  • the member
  • the spouse
  • a person who intends to enter into a superannuation agreement with the member.
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Grandparent’s Family Law Information Guide

Grandparents’ Family Law Information Guide – Family Law Reform Association NSW Inc. This Guide, compiled by Coral Slattery, Secretary, Family Law Reform association NSW Inc, was originally compiled in 2008. The updated guide now includes all known support groups who provide various services for grandparents raising their grandchildren, as well as other kinship carers.

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