Family Law Links
The family law process can be complicated, these links can help with explanation and clarification.
Australian Institute of Family Law Arbitrators and Mediators (AIFLAM)
The Australian Institute of Family Law Arbitrators and Mediators promotes the attractions of mediation and arbitration as a means of dispute resolution amongst both practitioners and the wider community.
Child Support Agency
The Department of Human Services child and single parent support services
Children’s Court of Western Australia
Court website for the Children’s Court of Western Australia.
Convention on the Rights of The Child (UNCRC)
United Nations convention on the rights of children.
Department for Child Protection and Family Support
The Department provides a range of child safety and family support services to Western Australian individuals, children and their families.
Family Court Counselling and Consultancy Service
The Counselling and Consultancy Service is staffed by fully qualified Family Consultants with specialist knowledge and expertise in working with children and families experiencing relationship difficulties after separation
Family Court of Australia
The Family Court of Australia, through its specialist judges and staff, assists Australians to resolve their most complex legal family disputes.
Family Court of Western Australia
The Family Court of Western Australia deals with divorce, property of a marriage or de facto relationship, matters relating to children, maintenance, adoptions and surrogacy.
Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner
The law requires separating families who have a dispute about children to make a genuine effort to try to sort it out through family dispute resolution before filing an application for parenting orders in court.
Family Law Council
The Family Law Council advises and makes recommendations to the Attorney-General about the workings of the Family Law Act and other legislation relating to family law, the working of legal aid in relation to family law any other matters relating to family law.
Family Law Section
The Family Law Section exists to positively influence the development and practice of family law for the benefit of its members and the general community.
Family Law Term Finder
The Family Law Term Finder is an enriched online dictionary of words and phrases used in Australian Family Law and mediation services.It explains their meaning in simple language, with examples to show how they are used in official and legal material you may be reading.
The Family Law Practitioners Association of WA (Inc.)
The Family Law Practitioners’ Association is a body devoted to serving the needs of those practising in the area of family law. Our membership includes solicitors, barristers and officers of the Family Court of Western Australia.