Resources

  • Maddens Lawyers Family Law Brochure – a brochure outlining our Family Law expertise and introducing our Family Lawyer, Lucy Doherty
  • Family Law Section – website for the peak body representing family lawyers in Australia. Contains news about developments and changes in family law
  • AUSTLII – The Australian Legal Information Institute, containing cases and legislation affecting family law matters
  • Child Support Agency – includes information about assessment and enforcement, and a child support calculator so you can work out your entitlements or obligations
  • The Federal Circuit Court (once referred to as the Federal Magistrates’ Court) The Federal Circuit Court is the most commonly used court in family law disputes. Their website contains information about relevant documents, sitting dates and court processes
  • The Family Law Courts – incorporating the Federal Magistrates’ Court, the Family Court and other services
  • The Australian Institute of Family Studies – research about families and separation
  • Family Relationships Online – provides all families (whether together or separated) access to information about family relationship issues, ranging from building better relationships to dispute resolution
  • Victoria Legal Aid – Maddens Lawyers do not provide legal aid services. If you think you might qualify for aid, you should check with Victoria Legal Aid before contacting Maddens Lawyers