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First time users - General case and procedural questions can be posted here. Remember this is a public forum and is NOT private. Do not post names and case details that identify any party here.

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Preview For a male is it worth fighting in the lega… raheen 3 11
Preview Grandparents keeping children from father w… Camden 8 85
Preview School enrolment dispute Carlton 2 54
Preview Filling out a Financial Statement Leo Jay 1 47
Preview Apply to have FVRO cancelled zed! 2 84
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 98
Preview Orders and hospitals Hot topic

Parenting orders and hospital

Dbt 19 519
Preview Lawyers debt in financial statement Guest 5 273
Preview Property settlement split for Dad Sonofagun1988 5 340
Preview Getting interim orders to protect my kids Guest 3 253
Preview Application dismissed-why/how yet more inju… fotsyfots 11 530
Preview Non Agency payments

whats fair

James1975 6 441
Preview Can an advocate hire another advocate for a… kabirthapar 2 250
Preview psych evaluations Novantic 13 762
Preview Children deciding parents - where did this… Novantic 5 470
Preview What age can children decide?
Tagranor 43 3,139
Preview Urgent Recovery Orders Guest 3 426
Preview Recovery order


Erica R 5 412
Preview Regulation 7 Novantic 2 511
Preview which forms to file ?? fotsyfots 1 320
Preview Legal Term - procedural fairness? Novantic 4 462
Preview Consent orders - are they checked for 'fair… Boots 4 690
Preview Failed mediation what next? mystikmind 3 640
Preview Property settlement and Japan Michael55 4 459
Preview What to do about doctor visits being kept s… Novantic 2 418
Preview Advice re parenting plan

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

mmnjje 11 694
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 1 471
Preview To file or not to file?

Four years after consent orders some things need to change.

The Wolf 7 933
Preview Advice/information regarding children's cho…

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

mmnjje 14 965
Preview Rich husband ordered to split $40m with ex-… SammiSez 3 667
Preview The Perfect Offshore Asset Protecion Plan S… Steve456 1 283
Preview Removing Commonwealth Jurisdiction Over Ass… Steve456 5 532
Preview Child Support Matters- Contract Prior to Co… Hot topic Steve456 14 1,031
ocf_emoticons/cheeky Preview Seeking Relocation Order

Advice on how to amend Form 1 Application to include relocation

Piratical 3 513
Preview Changes to Family Law in mid Jan concerning… Novantic 4 1,063
Preview Justice Bryant seeks Surrogacy Law change SammiSez 1 407
ocf_emoticons/grin Preview Refusal to return child
Jadzia 22 2,672
Preview How do the Courts respond to false allegati…

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

flex 3 650
ocf_emoticons/blink Preview Is a QC necessary in a final hearing? Scianthi 3 435
Preview Ex partner refusing to return child after v…

My ex partner only takes one of our two daughters and is noe refusing to return her

Moo 2 1,181

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