How to Draft an Affidavit

An affidavit is defined as a statement in writing that sets out the facts of a case. It sets out the evidence in a matter. It must be either sworn or affirmed, usually before a Justice of the Peace, Commissioner of Oaths or lawyer, as a true record. This swearing or affirming process is referred to as attesting. Affirming means that you state that you will tell the truth and usually that you are aware of the penalties for making a wilfully false statement.

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Sample Federal Magistrates Court Equal Time Parenting Plan

A sample parenting plan intended to be submitted to the (then) Federal Magistrates Court, which includes shared parenting on an equal time basis for 2 children.

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Counselling Solutions Parenting Plan

This parenting plan was quickly changed from 3 days on/off to 7 days on/off which is a MUCH better situation for the kids.
Also this plan has a number of unhelpful point scoring items in it from one of the parents that clearly is not in the children’s best interests.

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Kennedy Plan (Example, Australia, 2006)

Source: Ian Kennedy AM, Chairman, Family Law Section, Law Council of Australia. National Access to Justice and Pro Bono Conference 11-12 August 2006, Melbourne. Presentation: “Family Relationship Centres”

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Sample Pre-Nuptial Agreement – NSW

This is a sample Australian (but New South Wales based) pre-nuptial agreement created in Microsoft Word and provided as a PDF file.

It makes references to NSW Courts and legislation, making it NSW-centric.

It is estimated to have been created on or about 2007.

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