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Table of Contents
 University of Melbourne Author 
Author Fehlberg, Belinda.

Title Australian Family Law : The Contemporary Context.

Published Sydney : Oxford University Press, 2014.
©2014.

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Edition 2nd ed.
Physical description 1 online resource (732 pages)
Contents Contents -- Table of Cases -- Table of Statutes / International Instruments -- Preface -- Abbreviations -- Acknowledgments -- 1 Introduction -- 1.1 Introduction -- 1.2 Themes -- 1.3 Structure of the book -- 2 Structural Fragmentation: The Constitutional Framework -- 2.1 Introduction -- 2.2 Family law and the Australian Constitution -- 2.3 How have Parliament's powers been interpreted? -- 2.4 Extending Parliament's legislative power -- 3 Mechanics of Fragmentation: The Jurisdictional Framework -- 3.1 Introduction -- 3.2 The Family Court of Australia -- 3.3 The Federal Circuit Court of Australia -- 3.4 Jurisdiction of the federal family law courts -- 3.5 Other courts exercising jurisdiction under the Family Law Act -- 3.6 The future of the federal family law courts -- 3.7 Case study: Jurisdictional overlap in child protection -- 3.8 Conclusion -- 4 The Legal Recognition of Family Relationships -- 4.1 Introduction -- 4.2 Recognition of adult partnerships -- 4.3 Who is a parent? -- 4.4 Conclusion -- 5 Family Violence -- 5.1 Introduction -- 5.2 Recent developments -- 5.3 What is family violence? -- 5.4 Scope, extent and the significance of context -- 5.5 A spectrum of severity: Recent Australian evidence and implications for practice -- 5.6 Children and family violence -- 5.7 Family Law Act approaches -- 5.8 Civil protection orders -- 5.9 Conclusion -- 6 Introduction to Parenting Disputes -- 6.1 Introduction -- 6.2 Gender roles and parenting in separated and intact families: Empirical evidence -- 6.3 Legal concepts relating to parenthood in Part VII: An historical overview -- 6.4 The contemporary Part VII framework -- 6.5 United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child -- 6.6 Part VII: Current concerns -- 6.7 Conclusion -- 7 Processes for Resolving Parenting Disputes -- 7.1 Introduction -- 7.2 Sorting things out: Dynamics and issues.
7.3 Participation of children and young people -- 7.4 Family Relationship Centres and other elements of the system -- 7.5 Alternative Dispute Resolution in family law: Development and debates -- 7.6 Court processes -- 7.7 Ongoing support -- 7.8 Conclusion -- 8 Framework and Principles for Decision Making in Children's Matters -- 8.1 Introduction -- 8.2 Applying for parenting orders -- 8.3 How are parenting orders made? -- 8.4 The three-stage legislative pathway -- 8.5 After court orders are made -- 8.6 Conclusion -- 9 Specific Issues in Parenting Disputes -- 9.1 Introduction -- 9.2 Shared time: What are courts deciding? -- 9.3 Religion -- 9.4 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children -- 9.5 Applications by people who are not parents -- 9.6 Parental mental illness -- 9.7 Disputes as to where a child will live -- 9.8 Conclusion -- 10 Introduction to Financial Disputes -- 10.1 Introduction -- 10.2 Understanding post-separation financial disadvantage -- 10.3 Wealth sharing within intact families and on relationship breakdown -- 10.4 Law and policy in relation to financial disputes on relationship breakdown: An overview -- 10.5 Conclusion -- 11 Child Support -- 11.1 Introduction -- 11.2 The CSS -- 11.3 The CSS: Preliminaries -- 11.4 The basic formula -- 11.5 Flexibility in the application of the formula and the CSS more broadly -- 11.6 Enforcement -- 11.7 Child support after the 2006-08 amendments: Research and evaluation -- 11.8 FLA child maintenance provisions -- 11.9 Conclusion -- 12 Processes for Resolving Property Disputes -- 12.1 Introduction -- 12.2 How do separating spouses and de facto couples work out their property arrangements? -- 12.3 Dispute resolution processes -- 12.4 Mechanisms for giving effect to private agreement without commencing property proceedings -- 12.5 Going to court -- 12.6 Conclusion.
13 Legal Framework for Resolving Property Disputes -- 13.1 Introduction -- 13.2 Property division under the FLA: Preliminaries -- 13.3 Identification of existing legal and equitable interests of the parties in their property -- 13.4 Is it just and equitable to make an order? -- 13.5 Identifying and assessing contributions -- 13.6 Consideration of additional factors -- 13.7 Is the result just and equitable? -- 13.8 Orders in section 79/90SM proceedings -- 13.9 After orders are made -- 13.10 Conclusion -- 14 Specific Property Issues in Property Disputes -- 14.1 Introduction -- 14.2 Allocating responsibility for financial losses and liabilities -- 14.3 Initial and post-separation contributions -- 14.4 Breadwinner contributions in high asset cases -- 14.5 Superannuation -- 14.6 Relevance of family violence to property outcomes -- 14.7 Financial agreements: Not so binding? -- 14.8 Conclusion -- 15 Maintenance for Spouses and de Facto Partners -- 15.1 Introduction -- 15.2 Working things out? Empirical evidence -- 15.3 Obtaining maintenance without going to court -- 15.4 Going to court -- 15.5 Legal framework: Twofold threshold test -- 15.6 Orders -- 15.7 After orders are made -- 15.8 Conclusion -- 16 Conclusion -- 17 Index.
Notes Description based on publisher supplied metadata and other sources.
Local Note Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2018. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Other author Kaspiew, Rae.
Millbank, Jenni.
Kelly, Fiona.
Behrens, Juliet.
Subject Domestic relations -- Australia.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9780195597110 (electronic bk.)
9780195574333