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Best Interests of Child in Family Law NSW Australia

Best Interests of the Child

The Family Act 1975 (Cth) requires that when a court makes or modifies a support order, the primary consideration is the child or the child’s best interests. Parents are also urged to keep this as the most important principle in mind when planning parenting. The Family Act 1975 (Cth) was amend...
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Valuation of Property in Family Law

Valuation of Property in Family Law

There are several important factors to consider and steps to take when parties seek to establish a financial relationship after a dissolution. One of these is obtaining an appraisal of the parties’ property or Valuation of Property.   Courts dealing with family law matters have the discre...
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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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