In this section you will find a list of useful links and resources relating to separating or separated families.
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Marriage, Families and Separation (Prescribed Brochure)
January 21, 2015
The Independent Children’s Lawyer: for parents A short video (with captions) for parents and other adults about why the family courts appoint an Independent Children’s Lawyer and what the Independent Children’s Lawyer does. Available in English, Arabic, Chinese and Vietnamese. Video available in: English Arabic Chinese (trad) Vietnamese
The Independent Children’s Lawyer: for kids A short video (with captions) to help children understand why they are seeing an Independent Children’s Lawyer and what they can expect. Available in English, Arabic, Chinese and Vietnamese. Video available in: English Arabic Chinese (trad) Vietnamese
Seeking urgent recovery orders in the Family Court A resource kit for lawyers whose clients are seeking to recover their children from the other party. Booklet available in: English, Jul 2011
My ex-partner isn’t following the court orders about our children. What can I do? This 24 page self help guide is for people who already have court orders about parenting, including consent orders. It provides information about enforcing parenting orders, options about what to do where parenting orders have been breached and what to expect […]
My ex-partner has taken our children without my permission. What can I do? A self-help guide for parents taking action to recover their children. Pamphlet available in: Arabic, May 2009 Chinese (trad), May 2009 English, Feb 2014 Vietnamese, May 2009
Family Law Early Intervention Unit Information about the Legal Aid NSW Family Law Early Intervention Unit which assists people to resolve legal issues before they get serious. Brochure available in: English, Jun 2014
Family dispute resolution (FDR): working out what’s best for my children This brochure explains how legal aid conferences assist people to solve their family law dispute without going to court. Pamphlet available in: Arabic, Oct 2009 Chinese (sim), Oct 2009 English, Mar 2012 Korean, Oct 2009 Dari/Farsi, Oct 2009 Spanish, Oct 2009 Turkish, Oct 2009 […]
Early Intervention Unit. We can help you work out your family problems. (Aboriginal version) Settle your legal problem sooner rather than later. Pamphlet available in: English, Nov 2012
Defacto relationships and family law This factsheet provides information about changes in the law affecting de facto couples including same-sex relationships. Factsheet available in: English, Apr 2011