Family Law State Legislation

Practice Area: Family Law

Jurisdiction: All

Description:  This service covers the areas of family law that are legislated by the states and territories independently of the Commonwealth. The product consists of two volumes divided into areas of law. Each guide card is then divided into states.

The legislation is annotated as well as having some commentary. There is often commentary at the beginning of each guide card explaining the differences between the jurisdictions, or detailing the history of legislative changes.

The topics covered are:

  • De Facto and Domestic Relationships
  • Domestic Violence
  • Family Provision
  • Status of Children
  • Guardianship and Custody
  • Adoption
  • Child Welfare
  • Related State Legislation
General Information
Publication category Analytical subscription service – charged annually
Formats available Online, digital via Lexis Red, hardcopy looseleaf
Key content Legislation, Annotated Legislation
Additional Information
Related resources Australian Family Law, Practical Guidance Family, Australian Family Court Legislation
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