Anthony wins Family Law Prize

FLPA would like to congratulate Anthony Stavrinos as the winner of the University of Tasmania Family Law Prize.  Anthony was presented his prize by the Honourable Michael Kirby.

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Recent Amendments have been made to the Children Young Persons and their Families Act 1997 effective 28 February 2018.

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Recent Amendments to the Family Law Rules effective 1 March 2018.

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Divorce Lists – Northern Tasmania

Please find Notice to Practitioners regarding a change to the listing of divorces in northern Tasmania as of 1 January 2018.  

Domestic Violence Orders

All Domestic Violence Orders (DVOs) issued in an Australian state or territory from 25 November 2017 are automatically recognised and enforceable across Australia.  Here is the link to the Attorney…

Practice Directions

The Federal Circuit Court has issued a practice direction (No.2 of 2017) in relation to interim hearings to commence 1 January 2018.  Practitioners should familiarise themselves with the direction which…