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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 4 14
Preview Orders and hospitals Hot topic

Parenting orders and hospital

Dbt 19 358
Preview Lawyers debt in financial statement Guest 5 196
Preview Property settlement split for Dad Sonofagun1988 5 247
Preview Getting interim orders to protect my kids Guest 3 187
Preview Application dismissed-why/how yet more inju… fotsyfots 11 379
Preview Non Agency payments

whats fair

James1975 6 334
Preview Can an advocate hire another advocate for a… kabirthapar 2 193
Preview psych evaluations Novantic 13 574
Preview Children deciding parents - where did this… Novantic 5 393
Preview What age can children decide?
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Preview Urgent Recovery Orders Guest 3 343
Preview Recovery order


Erica R 5 346
Preview Regulation 7 Novantic 2 437
Preview which forms to file ?? fotsyfots 1 268
Preview Legal Term - procedural fairness? Novantic 4 408
Preview Consent orders - are they checked for 'fair… Boots 4 577
Preview Failed mediation what next? mystikmind 3 553
Preview Property settlement and Japan Michael55 4 393
Preview What to do about doctor visits being kept s… Novantic 2 376
Preview Advice re parenting plan

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

mmnjje 11 609
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 1 420
Preview To file or not to file?

Four years after consent orders some things need to change.

The Wolf 7 873
Preview Advice/information regarding children's cho…

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

mmnjje 14 881
Preview Rich husband ordered to split $40m with ex-… SammiSez 3 620
Preview The Perfect Offshore Asset Protecion Plan S… Steve456 1 254
Preview Removing Commonwealth Jurisdiction Over Ass… Steve456 5 489
Preview Child Support Matters- Contract Prior to Co… Hot topic Steve456 14 955
ocf_emoticons/cheeky Preview Seeking Relocation Order

Advice on how to amend Form 1 Application to include relocation

Piratical 3 473
Preview Changes to Family Law in mid Jan concerning… Novantic 4 1,019
Preview Justice Bryant seeks Surrogacy Law change SammiSez 1 373
ocf_emoticons/grin Preview Refusal to return child
Jadzia 22 2,423
Preview How do the Courts respond to false allegati…

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

flex 3 607
ocf_emoticons/blink Preview Is a QC necessary in a final hearing? Scianthi 3 403
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 1,110
Preview SSAT hearing pending, guidance/ support nee… SP2 6 740
Preview Family Report help.worried 6 1,530
Preview Separation - Ex-wife Refuses to Communicate Peter Haris 9 2,044
Preview How to find ex partner's new address

in order to serve court papers

thunderstorm77 7 1,844
Preview Rice and Asplund threshold test

Information needed

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