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Domestic Violence

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Victims Of Revenge Porn During Divorce

Something no one wants to think about is what would happen if they became a victim of revenge porn during divorce. Unfortunately, family law proceedings are not exempt from this abusive practice. Revenge porn is one of the more harmful phenomena that have come about since the beginning of widespread social media use. “Revenge porn” …

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Domestic Violence: Mother Loses Custody

The Federal Circuit Court heard a case involving allegations of domestic violence, heavy marital conflict, emotional abuse and substance abuse last month in Brisbane. The mother lost her appeal in the case Corwin & Corwin [2018] FamCAFC 83 (26 April 2018) against orders that gave the father of her children sole parental responsibility. The former …

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Accused of Domestic Violence in a Family Law Court Case

We hear of cases where one person threatens the other person that they will accuse them of being violent and report them to police. We also hear of cases where people do things that lead to justified accusations. We have compiled a guide for those who have been accused of domestic violence in a family …

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Attorney General criticised for mixed messages on domestic violence

The judicial system is no stranger to complaints regarding the amount of time it takes for cases to be heard. Although the case load for Federal Circuit Court judges has always been relatively high, recently released statistics regarding the Newcastle Federal Circuit Court’s workload has prompted public criticism   Attorney-General George Brandis’ Delay in appointing …

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