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Family Law Legislation Amendment

Commencing June 7, 2012, significant changes to the Family Law Act took effect with the inception of the Family Law Legislation amendment (Family Violence and Other Measures) Act of 2011.  There are some changes to the obligations placed on FDRPs, thus, it is important to take note.  One significant amendment would be the definition of Family Violence.  There have also been major changes in the definition of the word “abuse” in relation to a child.  To read all the amendments, Please click HERE You can also browse the Fact Sheet by clicking HERE