Legal Resources

There are many types and sources of legal information available. Resources include brochures and kits available from the Family Court.

There are many books in your local library and at the State Library of Western Australia. There is also an ever-growing range of Internet resources.

Legal terms can be difficult to understand. Family Law TermFinder is an accessible and reliable plain language translation tool of the most common terminology used in family law.

Family Law TermFinder can be found online at

It is important, especially when looking at Internet sites, to examine the currency and authority of the publisher.

Some online sources

Attorney-General Commonwealth online services .
Legal Aid Western Australia .
Library and Information Service of Western Australia Gateway .

Last updated: 13-Sep-2013

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