Mail Order Bride: Marriage For Visa Deemed Legally Valid

In the 2016 case of Walton & Esposito, the husband sought to annul his marriage...

A Harem of Wives – Is Polygamy Legal in Australia?

Polygamy is illegal in Australia but a polygamous marriage entered into overseas may be recognised...
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Does the Family Court Need to Know About Your Sex Life?

Family law disputes inevitably require the parties to provide information about sensitive and personal matters...
Does the court need to know about your sex life?

Online Dating: Don’t Get Murdered. Or Married.

Kemal & Kemal was a case of online dating gone wrong. The wife meet the...

Life’s Not Like the Parent Trap: Can the Family Court Separate Siblings?

As a general rule, the Family Court has exhibited significant reluctance to order the separation...

You Take the Kids, I’ll Take the Dogs: Custody of Pets After Separation

For many, pets are considered to be members of the family and we assume that...