You and family law: a short guide

You and family law: a short guide

Published: 
February 2020
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About this booklet

This free booklet explains how ending a relationship affects you, your children and your property.

It has basic information about the law for married or de facto couples, including people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, gender diverse, intersex, queer and questioning. 

Topics include:

  • separation
  • divorce
  • family violence
  • family dispute resolution
  • children
  • property and money. 

This booklet also includes information about how you can try to work things out without having to go to court, and where to go for help. 

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