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Practical Guidance Family

Practical Guidance Family is a 'how-to' resource for lawyers dealing with family law matters.


The module provides step-by-step guidance and best practice advice – supported by on-point cases, legislation, checklists, forms, precedents, tools and trusted LexisNexis deep research materials.


Use Practical Guidance Family to follow best practice for family law matters including divorce and nullity, annulment, dispute resolution and settlement, apprehended violence orders, child orders and property settlement.


Authored by specialist practitioners and leading firms, Practical Guidance is like having an expert at your fingertips.




  • Topic browse
  • Toolkits
  • Guidance notes
  • Workflow checklist
  • Links to legislation
  • Commentary




  • Relationships
  • Divorce and nullity
  • Dispute resolution and settlement
  • Urgent orders
  • Financial agreements
  • Children
  • Maintenance and support
  • Property
  • Enforcement
  • Appeals
  • Costs
  • Adoption


Practical Guidance - Family Law is a wonderful tool for a busy practitioner whether he or she be a very experienced one or one who only occasionally practices in that area. At the touch of a button, the practitioner can be in touch with up to date materials to assist them in dealing with a client authoritatively or preparing documents. It enables the modern practitioner to be more professional and give the appearance of being professional both with the client, to the opponent and to the court.



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