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What is a family report and how is it used?
A family report provides information about your child, you
and your family. An independent children’s lawyer (if one has
been appointed), the Family Court of Australia or the Federal
Circuit Court may organise this report during family
A family report may include recommendations to the
• your parental responsibilities
• where your child will live and who they will live with
• who your child will spend time with and who they will
• other information for the court to consider in making
decisions about parenting arrangements for your child.
A family report is one of many documents the court will consider
when making decisions about your child’s best interests.
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Categories: Family Report Factsheet
Tags: Family Court of Australia, family report, Federal Circuit Court, independent children’s lawyer