How to make arrangements for children during and after separation. How separation affects children.
When an existing order can be changed and how you can seek a change.
How children may react to separation and what they need after separation.
Information on the costs of maintaining children.
The Attorney-General’s Department has a fact sheet on the role of grandparents. To read more go to Family Relationships Online
Parenting plans and consent orders: ways to record your agreements.
Court and other services available to assist with future arrangements for your children.
Material for children to help answer questions regarding Child dispute services, separation and divorce.
The Guidelines are intended to provide guidance to the Independent Children’s Lawyer (ICL) in fulfilling his/her role.
What the law requires when making future arrangements for children.
What you must do if you are moving and this move will limit the future time the children live with or spend with a parent or other significant person.
A court can make an order for the recovery of a child who has been taken from the care of a person, taken or not returned after spending time with another person.