This is the FAMILY LAW section of The Legal Eagle
I imagine you’re here because you’re a little anxious about something to do with your relationship or your marriage, and you want some easy to understand information about what direction you should head in, and your rights under the law in Australia.
Take a look at the questions below and see if they apply to you. Each question has a link to answers and resources that may help you. By the way, whenever I have to mention a ‘legal’ term that sounds like it comes from another planet, I promise it will be explained to you in plain English.
Click the links below to get easy to understand answers
MARRIAGE AND SEPARATION
Divorce Court 1948
DE FACTO RELATIONSHIPS
(Including same sex relationships without marriage)
DIY DIVORCE AND SELF REPRESENTATION
TIPS TO SURVIVING YOUR BREAKUP AND STAYING SANE
SEPARATION AND SOCIAL MEDIA USE