Noah Eidelson, Barrister
The law relating to divorce and property settlements now covers de facto relationships and demands the parties undertake dispute resolution before filing for divorce. The only ground for divorce is irretrievable marriage breakdown; certain conditions, for instance around separation, must be met.
This section includes the following topics:
- The Family Law Act
- Who can use the Family Law Act?
- Family dispute resolution
- Dissolution and nullity
- Intervening parties
- Costs and fees
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