Family Law Act 1975
The first Part of Volume 2 of Family Law Review opens with an Editorial and a Tribute to Ray Watson, followed by articles on the history of the Family Law Act and the Family Court and the therapeutic justice origins of the Family Court. There is also a range of sections including Child Support Update, Family Dispute Resolution, International Family Law and Recent Cases.
Family Dispute Resolution: The Importance of an Intake By Linda Kochanski Any form of mediation requires the mediator to conduct an intake or pre-mediation assessment to see if the issues and the parties are suitable to proceed to mediation. The power of the intake is seen most effectively in family mediation, which now most commonly ...more
By Michael Nicholls QC. This paper is based on a talk given in London in July 2010 at the Centre for Family Law and Practice’s conference on international child abduction, relocation and forced marriage. The purpose of the talk was to describe what to expect when making an application for the return of a child wrongfully removed to, or retained in, Australia, and why.