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.
- family violence
- family dispute resolution
- 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.
Order free copies of this resourceSome of our publications have limits on how many copies you can order. If you need more copies, email email@example.com or phone (03) 9269 0234 and ask for the Community Legal Education team.
Parenting arrangements, child contact and child support
How to make arrangements for the ongoing responsibilities of children if you are separating, including the financial support paid by parents to help with the costs of a child aged under 18.
Divorce, separation and marriage annulment
The legal processes of ending a marriage or de facto relationship.
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Reviewed 28 June 2022