This unit will focus upon Australian family law and the determination of disputes arising under the Family Law Act 1975 (Cth) as amended. Topics considered in this unit include:
- The constitutional background to the Act
- Marriage and the dissolution of marriage
- Disputes involving children (parentage, residence and contact)
- The alteration of property interests between spouses and de facto couple
The unit will include a comparative transnational and/or comparative component, where appropriate.
PRESCRIBED TEXT - FAMILY LAW PRINCIPLES 3RD EDITION
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