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Titanic changes to Family Law Courts

Attorney-General Christian Porter has today announced that a new Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (FCFCA) is to be established and will be operational from 1 January 2019.
 
The new amalgamated court, Mr Porter said, will help Australian families resolve their disputes faster by improving the efficiency of the existing split family law system, reducing the backlog of matters before the family law courts, and driving faster, cheaper and more consistent dispute…

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Category: Courts

Large rises in Court fees to come

Divorce tax' in budget as fees to rise significantly

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Category: Courts

Family Court Experience: Ratings by Parents USA

Have a voice in the US Family Court system? 

 

Family Court is convened to hear matters involving children and families.

What happens when Family Court makes rulings that parents deem are not in the best interest of their child?

This is an opportunity to participate in a survey on parental experiences in Family Court.

 
To see change, a voice must be heard and that voice must

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Category: General

Family Court is stepping up its efforts to deploy e-filing…

A major shake up in filing procedures and material associated with cases in the Family Court. e-filing and devices in Court

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Category: Wayne's blog

NEWSFLASH Update Federal Courts Legislation Amendment (Fees) Regula…

Revised position - alert

You will be aware that the Federal Court Legislation Amendment (Fees) Regulation 2015 were to come into effect on 1 July 2015.  Schedule 2 of the Regulations was to amend the Family Law (Fees) Regulation 2012 by:
  • Increasing the fee for divorce applications, consent orders, issuing subpoenas and most other family law fees, and
  • Establishing a new fee for

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Illegal secret recordings flooding in as evidence to Family Court t…

Illegal secret recordings flooding in as evidence to Family Court trials

  • Thursday 30 June 2016 2:58PM
  • Jeremy Story Carter
Australian judges are increasingly being presented with covert recordings of family disputes in Family Court trials. Even though they're frequently made illegally, that doesn't necessarily stop then being admitted as evidence.
If you wanted to provide evidence…

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Family Court CEO Richard Foster - retires … and calls for family co

Family Court CEO Richard Foster - who, in Parliament this year, acknowledged that the courts have no idea how many children are affected by family court decisions or whether those decisions are positive or negative - retires … and calls for family court reforms.

The Australian:
Foster, 68, last week stepped down as chief executive of the Family Court, having chalked up 16 years in the role and 51 years in court administration. For the past eight years, he has also been chief executive of the Federal Circuit…

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Family Court judge blasts government over 'inordinate' delays

By Michaela Whitbourn SMH23 March 2018

A Family Court judge has rebuked the federal government for its "inordinate delay" in replacing retiring judges in an extraordinary speech calling for an urgent injection of funds to deal with a growing caseload.

Justice Stephen Thackray, who resigned as a judge of the Family Court's appeals division amid a controversial shake-up of court…

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Category: Editor's Picks

Family Courts new web site

The new Family Court www.familycourt.gov.au and Federal Circuit Court www.federalcircuitcourt.gov.au websites will go live this Friday afternoon, 29 May 2015.  At the same time the current Family Law Courts website www.familylawcourts.gov.au will be switched off.
 
Once the new sites go live, you will need to update any links or bookmarks they have to the old sites. Please also note that the…

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Category: Courts

False allegations in Family Court: Who is to blame? - USA



In family court, a subset of parents has the reputation for crying wolf: indicating a cry of urgency.  In Aesop’s fable, of “The Boy Who Cried Wolf”, there were severe consequences for crying wolf; in Family Court, not so much.

In the fable, a shepherd boy repeatedly tricks the village people into believing a wolf is attacking his flock of sheep.  Eventually, when a real wolf comes, the…

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Category: General

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