How To Run Your Family Law Case

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A do it yourself kit to help you prepare a family law case and represent yourself in Court.

This kit is for people involved in disputes under the Family Law Act 1975(‘the Act’) about childrenand property.The information about children applies to everyone.

The information about property applies only to people who are or were married. People who are or were in domestic partnerships (de facto or same-sex couples) cannot use the Act to sort out property disputes. The law is changing inthis area. For these cases get legal advice.References are made to the Family Law Act 1975and to the Federal Magistrates Act 1999andthe Rules made under these Acts.