Family Court of Western Australia

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Practice Direction 1 of 2019 - Modified Forms

To reflect recent amendments to the Family Law Act 1975 relating to the ban on personal cross-examination in certain circumstances of family violence, some court forms have been modified.


Cross Examination - Changes to Family Law Act

The Family Law Act 1975 (Cth)* was amended on 10 March 2019 to provide that from 10 September 2019, parties in family law proceedings are prohibited from personally cross-examining each other (which usually occurs at a trial) where there is an allegation of family violence between them and certain circumstances apply.


Job Opportunity - Registrar

The Family Court of Western Australia invites applications for the position of Registrar from Legal Practitioners of not less than 5 years’ experience admitted or eligible to be admitted to practice in Western Australia. Extensive knowledge of family court procedures and processes is required.