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Are there rules for setting out an Affidavit?

A good affidavit will be simple, relevant and admissible. Remember, judges and registrars have a considerable workload. Imagine having to wade through voluminous or irrelevant documents in an attempt to understand the case. It is therefore important to for an affidavit to be presented succinctly and coherently.

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Preparing Affidavits in Family Law Matters

Preparing affidavits in Family Law Matters

An affidavit is a sworn or affirmed written document that sets out or supports a party’s case. An affidavit is a very important document as it may be the only evidence relied upon when submissions are made at an interim level.

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Beware of Email scams

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We have noticed ABC News reported an increase in email scams last weekend. Please be alert and aware whilst online and do not share your details online.

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How to keep your cool in Court

How to keep your cool in Court

Court can be a very intense and stressful experience, here are some tips to help you stay calm under pressure.

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Court can be stressful: How to keep your cool

Court Can Be Stressful How To Keep Your Cool

Going to court can be a very intense experience. The process is long, expensive, and it usually means you’ll have to cover difficult subject matter that can trigger strong emotional responses.

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A Case Study-Death in Family Law

Case Study Death in Family Law

In the recent Family Court of Australia Decision in Baskin & Baskin [2020] FamCA 401 The wife sought that she be substituted as a party for her late husband and that her Amended Initiating Application be dismissed.

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When Estate Law And Family Law Converge

When Estate Law and Family Law converge

There are some cases in family law proceedings where the two areas of law (estate law and family law) converge. The effect a death can have on a Family Law property division can be quite significant.

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Legal jargon explained

Legal jargon explained

Legalese can sometimes feel like a different language. The law is complex, which means lawyers use specific and highly technical language to talk about different aspects of law and legal procedures.

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Horrific tragedy sparks a nationwide drive to criminalise coercive control

coercive control

There has been a nationwide effort to criminalise coercive control since the tragic murder of Hannah Clarke and her three children Laianah, 6, Aaliyah, 4, & Trey, 3, at the hands of her estranged husband Rowan Baxter, in Queensland on 19 February 2020 when he set their car on fire.

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What is a DIN?

What is a Director Identification Number?

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