Family Law: Caring for Children After Separation (Factsheet)

This fact sheet is an introduction to the Family Law Act’s (FLA) approach to caring for children after separation. It discusses the 'best interests of the child', the collaborative model for parenting after separation, and methods for enforcing parenting time and contact.

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People's Law School
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Family Law, divorce, separation, caring for children, Family Law Act, best interests of the child, parents, guardianship, parenting time