Family Court of Australia


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Family Court of Australia

a court established to administer the Family Law Act 1975. Its jurisdiction was widened by an amendment Act in 1977.
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Guan, the Full Court of the Family Court of Australia held that
Prior to this, she worked as a solicitor for PricewaterhouseCoopers Legal in Sydney and DLA Piper in London, and as a legal associate in the Family Court of Australia, based in Canberra.
33 percent), it is trusted by the Federal Court of Australia, Family Court of Australia, Federal Circuit Court of Australia, Queensland Department of Justice and Attorney-General and the Department of the Attorney-General in Western Australia.
64) Jurisdiction under the Family Law Act 1975 is mainly exercised by the "family courts," namely the specialist Family Court of Australia (and the Family Court of Western Australia in that state) and the Federal Circuit Court of Australia, (65) which now deals with around eighty percent of children's cases.
According to the Family Court of Australia, animals are regarded as "personal property" in a marital split, which means they have to be valued.
In the article I argue that a 'sceptical' paradigm was applied to allegations of child sexual abuse in the Family Court of Australia that presupposes that they are the result of parental conflict, rather than of actual abuse.
The Family Court of Australia is Australia's superior court in family law and helps Australians resolve their most complex family disputes.
The Family Court of Australia has been unfortunate in that two of its Chief Justices have been political appointments from the political left.
8) That was a decision in which the Full Court of the Family Court of Australia, by majority, had held that federal legislation that permitted the retention in immigration detention of children was first, ambiguous, and secondly, if it meant what it seemed to say, unconstitutional.
He will also experience some High Court cases with the assistance of Mr Justice Waddy of the Family Court of Australia as well as Justice Jenny Boland of the Family Court in Sydney.
The flight had departed from Sydney, Australia for Singapore yesterday but was forced to divert to Darwin following an order by the Family Court of Australia which said that a three-year-old boy on board the flight must remain in Australia.
The meeting, the first in nearly two years, discussed calls from family violence campaigners including Rosie Batty to address issues within the Family Court of Australia.