Monthly Archives: December 2022

family law consent orders

Family Law Consent Orders

If you and your ex-spouse can agree to a child support arrangement or division of marital property, that agreement can be formalized through a family law consent order. It is a written agreement between you and your ex-spouse, and, if approved, will become a legally binding court order.   What ...
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Deadlines for Family Law Matters

Deadlines for Family Law Matters

As with all legal disputes, statutes of time limitations apply to family law matters as well. These deadlines affect the period within which a claim must be filed with the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (FCFCA). These time limits are set out in the Family Act 1975 (Cth). The party wil...
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Separation and Short Relationships - Dot Legal AU

Separation and Short Relationship

Whether or not a relationship is considered a Short Relationship depends on all circumstances. However, if you have been dating for less than five years with him/her, it could be classified as short-term. When a court orders a division of assets after a short relationship, the financial contribution...
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