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Recent News Uncategorised October 12, 2015

The Relevance of Domestic Abuse in Family Law Matters

Domestic abuse has seen a great deal of attention in the news lately. In a 2007 study, the Australian Institute of Family Studies observed that domestic abuse is alleged in roughly 60% of the Family Law cases brought before the Courts.[1] Consequently, domestic abuse is somewhat of a pertinent issue in the Family Law jurisdiction and one that requires careful consideration in practice so that legal practitioners may best promote the welfare of all parties to proceedings.