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The Divorce Check List

The dissolution of a marriage is a common occurrence following separation. A Divorce order is one of the very few final orders that is not reviewable. It is for these reasons that married spouses applying for a divorce must ensure that they are eligible for the application. The criteria to apply for...

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Joinder Application

Parents or anyone with parental responsibility of a child have a right to be involved in Children’s Court Proceedings.  If you aren’t one of these people, but think you’re the right person to care for a child who’s been taken into care, there are a few things you can do. Firstly, speak to the...

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Section 90 – Application for Rescission or Variation of Children’s Court Orders

What happens after Final Orders are made in the Children’s Court? Final Orders although ‘final’ do not mean that you are out of options. If your children have been removed from you and Final Orders dictate they won’t be returning to live with you, a section 90 Application can be made with leave of...

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Tips for court appearances during lockdown and Covid times.

With lockdowns and Stay at Home Orders being extended in New South Wales, court mentions and hearings in Children’s Court, Federal Circuit Court and Family Court are continuing to operate remotely. GOING TO COURT REMOTELY The courts remain operational, however, your court matter may be conducted...

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Final Hearings – what are they and what happens?

Our aim at Forshaw Lawyers is to stay out of court, keep costs down and avoid wasting your time caught up in the stress of litigation. There are times however that matters need to be litigated and unfortunately have to go to final hearing. The commencement of a final hearing is the beginning of...

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Family Dispute Resolution

What is family dispute resolution? Family dispute resolution (FDR) is the process where parties can attend upon an accredited family dispute resolution practitioner (FDRP) to help resolve their family disputes. Before filing with court for parenting orders parties need a certificate issued by a...

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