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Preview Stay at home Dad wants to keep the kid livi… Augustus 3 37
Preview For a male is it worth fighting in the lega… raheen 3 54
Preview Grandparents keeping children from father w… Camden 8 122
Preview School enrolment dispute Carlton 2 74
Preview Filling out a Financial Statement Leo Jay 1 71
Preview Apply to have FVRO cancelled zed! 2 122
ocf_emoticons/blink Preview Assessment of mental health on future earni…

Court's likely assessment of future earning capacity reduced by mental illness (depression and anxiety)

rogermoore 6 149
Preview Orders and hospitals Hot topic

Parenting orders and hospital

Dbt 19 595
Preview Lawyers debt in financial statement Guest 5 316
Preview Property settlement split for Dad Sonofagun1988 5 390
Preview Getting interim orders to protect my kids Guest 3 284
Preview Application dismissed-why/how yet more inju… fotsyfots 11 605
Preview Non Agency payments

whats fair

James1975 6 486
Preview Can an advocate hire another advocate for a… kabirthapar 2 270
Preview psych evaluations Novantic 13 859
Preview Children deciding parents - where did this… Novantic 5 513
Preview What age can children decide?
Tagranor 43 3,223
Preview Urgent Recovery Orders Guest 3 453
Preview Recovery order


Erica R 5 450
Preview Regulation 7 Novantic 2 548
Preview which forms to file ?? fotsyfots 1 347
Preview Legal Term - procedural fairness? Novantic 4 502
Preview Consent orders - are they checked for 'fair… Boots 4 760
Preview Failed mediation what next? mystikmind 3 679
Preview Property settlement and Japan Michael55 4 482
Preview What to do about doctor visits being kept s… Novantic 2 447
Preview Advice re parenting plan

Stepdaughter moved in, now need to learn how to draw up a parenting plan!

mmnjje 11 780
ocf_emoticons/angry Preview If you want to Remove an ICL, here's what y…

The objective of this research was to inquire into the experiences of parents with ICLs within the Australian Family Law System, in order to determine how effective ICLs are in discharging their primary responsibility

flex 1 515
Preview To file or not to file?

Four years after consent orders some things need to change.

The Wolf 7 981
Preview Advice/information regarding children's cho…

Children wanting to live with their father, what to do?

mmnjje 14 1,025
Preview Rich husband ordered to split $40m with ex-… SammiSez 3 694
Preview The Perfect Offshore Asset Protecion Plan S… Steve456 1 312
Preview Removing Commonwealth Jurisdiction Over Ass… Steve456 5 582
Preview Child Support Matters- Contract Prior to Co… Hot topic Steve456 14 1,112
ocf_emoticons/cheeky Preview Seeking Relocation Order

Advice on how to amend Form 1 Application to include relocation

Piratical 3 539
Preview Changes to Family Law in mid Jan concerning… Novantic 4 1,098
Preview Justice Bryant seeks Surrogacy Law change SammiSez 1 433
ocf_emoticons/grin Preview Refusal to return child
Jadzia 22 2,839
Preview How do the Courts respond to false allegati…

What to expect from Court with mother's false allegations of child abuse

flex 3 690
ocf_emoticons/blink Preview Is a QC necessary in a final hearing? Scianthi 3 455

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