Practical Guidance Family

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

This module sets out best practice for key areas of family law including divorce and nullity, annulment, dispute resolution and settlement, apprehended violence orders, child orders and property settlement.

Suitable for specialist family practitioners, general practice family practitioners and practitioners who take on family law matters, Practical Guidance Family is a step-by-step guide to the core tasks for family law matters.

  • Task-oriented guidance supported by on-point cases, legislation, checklists, forms, precedents and links to trusted LexisNexis deeper research materials
  • Family Frequent Tasks Tool – common tasks in family matters tabulated alongside relevant guidance, forms and checklists for easy retrieval
  • Family Comparative Table of Acts – summary of identical sections in Family Law Act 1975 (Cth) and Family Court Act 1997 (WA) for quick reference
  • Relationships
  • Divorce and nullity
  • Dispute resolution and settlement
  • Urgent orders
  • Financial agreements
  • Children
  • Maintenance and support
  • Property
  • Enforcement
  • Appeals
  • Costs
  • Adoption

Barry Nilsson

Dobinson Davey Clifford Simpson

Dobson Mitchell Allport


O'Sullivan Davies


Watts McCray