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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Judge Joshua Wilson and Judge Robert Harper have been appointed to the Family Court of Australia.
the Family Court of Australia dealing with property distribution
High Court held that the Full Court of the Family Court of Australia
In 1988-89, the first full year in which this expanded jurisdiction existed, there were 10,619 contact applications in the Family Court of Australia. In 1993-94, there were 16,256.
With the highest quality ratings in the country (99.33 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.
(107) The intention had always been to assist people in resolving their disputes rather than having them adjudicated; to that end the Family Court of Australia was equipped with "family court counsellors" and registrars who used mediation and counseling techniques to help litigants resolve issues relating to their children and money.
According to the Family Court of Australia, animals are regarded as "personal property" in a marital split, which means they have to be valued.
Hewitt, L & Martyn, R 1995, Child Abuse and the Family Court of Australia Research Project: A Preliminary Report, Paper presented at the Fifth European Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect, Oslo, Norway.
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.