Family Law Act Questions and Answers

Family Law Act: Questions and Answers (PDF) provides answers to common questions about the Family Law Act including:

  • Why change the family law legislation?
  • I am already involved in a court case. Does the new act change anything for me?
  • I am in a common-law relationship. What does the new Family Law Act mean for me?
  • Why promote out-of-court dispute resolution for families?
  • Will the Family Law Act change child support amounts?
  • Is property division different under the new Family Law Act than under the Family Relations Act?
  • What does the new law do to address family violence?

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