This fact sheet explains what risk assessment is and why it is important, what we ask about it and what we do when identifying concerns about a client’s (or children’s) safety.
This factsheet covers contravention and what to do when an order is contravened. It covers what happens when a contravention matter goes to court, what is a reasonable attempt to comply and a reasonable excuse for not complying, as well as the penalty for contravening an order.
This factsheet covers:How and when children’s views can be taken into account in family law matters?Can a child decide who they live with or spend time with?How does evidence of children’s views get before the court? What are Family Reports? What does the Independent Children’s Lawyer do?
This factsheet covers enforcement of child support, overseas travel, effects on Centrelink and Family Tax Benefit, domestic violence and complaints against the Child Support Agency.