Family violence - the relationship (and the tensions) between intervention orders and orders pursuant to the Family Law Act

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24 Aug 2015

With the current Family Violence Royal Commission there is an ever increasing focus on victim’s rights and the need to protect genuine victims of family violence. Advocates groups are calling for simpler processes, easier access to the courts, greater police powers and more support systems.

In this paper, Caroline Jenkins,  deals with the particular sections of the state legislation that family law practitioners should be most aware of. It will then explore the connection between the state legislation and the Family Law Act (“the FLA”) and the implications for parties in that jurisdiction.

Other presentations by Caroline Jenkins
"The Ice Epidemic" and Family Law Matters (2016) 
The vexed issue of the vexatious litigant (2016) (paper) (video)

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