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ex-parte application for child custody

What is an ex-parte application for child custody?

What is an ex-parte application for child custody? An order that is issued ex parte means that it is issued without prior notice to the other parent, based only on one person’s affidavit/testimony. If the judge issues an emergency ex parte order, the judge will schedule a hearing and the respondent must be served before that hearing …

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what happens in an international divorce

What happens in an international divorce?

In Australia, an international divorce happens if one of the parties comes from a jurisdiction outside of Australia or one or both parties are living overseas as expatriates when the decision to divorce occurs. What happens in an international divorce? Australia’s “no-fault” divorce laws mean that obtaining an international divorce is quite straightforward and just …

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Family Violence In Parenting Proceedings

If the court is to find that there has been a history of family violence, is it relevant to current parenting proceedings? In Soulos & Sorbo [2019] the Full Court explored how to treat historical family violence in current parenting proceedings. The father appealed an order permitting the mother’s relocation order of the parties’ eight year …

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