Changes to the Destitute Domestic Violence Concession
This 1-hour online training is for VAWG professionals who support migrant victims of domestic abuse and need to understand how the DDVC has changed.
Family Court: IDVA / ISVA attendance & keeping refuge addresses confidential
This training focuses on the interaction between domestic abuse services and the Family Court.
REGISTRATION CLOSED: Domestic Abuse Act 2021: Injunctions and powers for dealing with domestic abuse
This free online session will explore Part 3 of the Act (Domestic Abuse Protection Notices and Domestic Abuse Protection Orders) which are not yet in force, and provide an overview of the existing framework for protective orders.
Remote Hearings in the Family Court
Despite the coronavirus pandemic, the Family Court is still open. The court has changed the way it hears cases so that any urgent hearings can continue.
Hide your tracks
Legal services payment orders
This guide looks at funding legal costs for advice, mediation and representation in court when legal aid is not available.
Marriage: Your rights to your home
If you are married then you have a right to live in your home, even if your home is only in your husband or wife’s name. This is known as matrimonial home rights or home rights. This guide tells you more about matrimonial home rights and how to register your matrimonial home rights.
A guide to applying to court for a financial order
This legal guide sets out the procedure when applying to the family court for a financial order on divorce.
A guide to financial arrangements after marriage breakdown
This legal guide sets out the law when separating your finances following divorce or judicial separation.
A guide to divorce
Deciding that your marriage has ended can be difficult. This guide is designed to give information about the law and procedure on divorce.
A guide to marriage
This guide sets out the criteria that must be complied with for a marriage to be legally recognised. In this guide we will sometimes refer to your spouse, which means your husband or your wife.
A guide to owning property jointly with your partner
This guide tells you about the ways you can own property with your partner. It also explains what severing a joint tenancy means and explains how to do this.