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The New Divorce Act

The New Divorce Act

This page provides a plain language overview of some of the really important changes to the Divorce Act. The amendments will come into effect on 1 July 2020. Topics include parenting after separation, moving away, and new obligations for spouses, lawyers, and the court.

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manuals & books
parenting orders, contact orders, best interests of the child, family violence, relocations