THE FAMILY LAW BOOK

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The Family Law Book was published in Melbourne in 2009 as an online and loose-leaf service in one volume designed to give family lawyers quick and easy access to all family law, procedure, forms and precedents.
 
As part of the service a LEGAL HELP LINE was introduced, giving subscribers and their staff access to our experts in family law who reply to any legal question within 24 hours (by email).
 
In 2011 a digital version of our loose-leaf service was published as an E-Book, being a paperless version of our complete service.
 
Loose-leaf subscribers also get the E-Book as part of their package.
 
A free APP has been created for IPad users to access our services when out of the office.
 
The Loose-leaf and E-Book are updated quarterly. We also post monthly online summaries of Latest Notable Cases (also available as a separate package) and immediate notice of any court or other practice news or changes.

INTRODUCTORY VIDEO

This introductory video provides an overview of the main features of The Family Law Book.

TUTORIAL VIDEO

A comprehensive suite of tutorial videos shows you how to gain the most value from your membership.

 

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Donna Hanslow-Hastie, DME Law, Caloundra, Qld


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Diana Bryant, Chief Justice
Family Court of Australia

 

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Bottoms English Lawyers
Cairns, Queensland

 

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David Earnshaw, Earnshaw Lawyers, Midland, WA

  

 

 

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PRACTICE  NEWS

13-Apr-2014

What's new Links to new content at the Family Law Courts website have been posted today (13 April 2014) at our members' home page. New scale of costs to apply from 1 January 2014 Schedule 3 of the Family Law Rules (’itemised scale of costs’) has been amended, effective from 1 January. A link to the amendment is available to s..


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05-Apr-2014

"News for Families" for April 2014 Subscribers may read more about this latest news from the child support section of the Australian Government Department of Human Services at our online members' Practice News. "News for Families" for March 2014 Subscribers may read more about this latest news from the child support section of the Australian Gover..


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20-Mar-2014

Latest winner of our Moët Award (March 2014) This question received through our legal help line was so impressively concise (relevant history, issues and subscriber’s opinion) that we had to publish it as a template for such questions and present our discretionary Moët Award to its sender. "Rob, Wanted to get a second opinion on a property settlement. I act for H. Salient poin..


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19-Dec-2013

Change to form Enforcement Warrant and brochure "Child Support Applications" The above changes were today (19 December 2013) announced by Adele Byrne, Principal Registrar of the FCC. Links to the new form and brochure are available for subscribers at our online members' Practice News. ..


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18-Dec-2013

Family Court Bulletin - December 2013 edition out now A link to this latest edition of the Family Court Bulletin is available to subscribers at our online members' Practice News. Family Court Bulletin - July 2013 edition out now ..


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14-May-2012

This site, at our Members' Home Page, contains the Family Court Act 1997 (WA) and all data and documentation from the website of the Family Court of Western Australia, including WA procedure, forms, fees and some precedents. Our members also receive live links to all practice and other notices published by the Family Court of Western Australia as soon as they issue. At our Members' Home Page, our members may click below fo..


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28-Feb-2009

On 1 March 2009 the Family Law Act was amended to provide for financial matters arising out of the breakdown of de facto relationships and other measures. The Family Law Amendment (De Facto Financial Matters and Other Measures) Act 2008 applies to all States and Territories except Western Australia, as they are yet to refer their power to deal with such matters to the Commonwealth. South Australia referred its de facto powers on 1 July 2..


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LATEST NOTABLE CASES 

Click LATEST NOTABLE CASES above for samples of our review of this month's Latest Notable Cases