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SECTION 60I CERTIFICATES - WHAT ARE THEY?

Section 60I of the Family Law Act provides that in most cases, (except in some circumstances such as cases of urgency, where there is family violence or children are in danger of abuse), mediation (family dispute resolution is the term given to mediation under the Family Law Act) must take place before court proceedings can be commenced.
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OVERSEAS TRAVEL BY A CHILD

The Family Courts are often called upon to decide whether children may travel overseas with one of their parents. If you need advice or applying for or opposing overseas travel call us for our expert advice.
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GET ADVICE ON FAMILY COURT ORDERS BEFORE YOU SIGN

We appeared in the Federal Circuit Court recently on our client's application to set aside orders that were made in 2005. The Respondent to the proceedings was insisting that the particular order which the Court was asked to set aside should continue to remain in force for her whole lifetime and that of the Applicant.