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- child custody arrangements;
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- settlement of property;
- domestic violence;
- prenuptial agreements;
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Hopetoun Magistrates Court:
Children’s Court or Family Court?
While the Children’s Court and the Family Court are separate jurisdictions that deal with different types of proceedings, there are some situations where they overlap. While the Children’s Court of Western Australia deals with child protection proceedings, the Family Court deals with family law matters including parenting orders. In some situations, the Department of Child…
Can the Court Set Aside Consent Orders?
When a couple has separated but is in agreement as to the financial arrangements that should be put in place, property orders can be obtained by consent. The parties can file a joint application confirming the terms of the agreement. The consent orders are then made in chambers by a judge or a registrar without…
Litigation Guardians and Family Law
When a party to litigation does not have the capacity to instruct their own lawyer, because they are below the age of 18 or because they are mentally impaired, a litigation guardian is appointed by the court to give instructions on that party’s behalf. Litigation guardians step into the shoes of the party who lacks…
Gender Dysphoria and the Family Court
In 2017, the father of a 16-year-old known as Kelvin applied to the Family Court to be allowed to progress Kelvin’s treatment for Gender Dysphoria to Stage 2. Gender Dysphoria is the condition where a person experiences distress as a result of their gender identity being inconsistent with the sex they were assigned at birth.…