The Family Law Specialists

Divorce

Divorce

In Australia divorce is governed by the Family Law Act 1975. The Act provides that certain requirements must be met to obtain a divorce, and that it must be obtained by the Family Court of Australia or the Federal Circuit Court. Soden Legal has specialist family lawyers to assist people through the breakdown of relationships

Child Support

The Child Support (Assessment) Act provides that the primary carer of a child or children can apply for child support from the other parent. This can be done through a private agreement with your former partner where the terms are negotiated and the consented to in writing or can be facilitated by the Child Support Agency.

Domestic Violence Order

A domestic violence order protects a person from future violence, stalking, harassment or intimidation by another. The PINOP (person in need of protecting) may be in a relationship with the defendant or it may involve unrelated people. The Crimes Act 1900 (NSW) makes provisions for Violence Orders.