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Is your Intervention Order recognised Inter-State?

Intervention Orders (“IOs”) offer protection to victims of abuse. They are particularly important in domestic relationships for partners or children who experience physical, emotional or psychological harm or threats from other… read more

Guide to the Family Court Process

Entering a matter in the Family Court can be a daunting task. It is often an emotionally charged time and the thought of meeting deadlines and understanding legal jargon is… read more

Same Sex Marriage Survey

Same Sex Marriage Survey Australians are being asked by the federal government, as to whether the law should be changed to allow same-sex couples to marry.  A nationwide vote is… read more

How do I get out of Jury Duty?

If I have been selected for jury duty, how may I get out of it?  In South Australia there are three jury districts located in Adelaide, Port Augusta and Mount… read more

What does the Law say about revenge porn?

Revenge Porn involves the revealing of sexually explicit images or videos posted online without the subject’s consent, typically by former sexual partners. The issue is becoming increasingly common with the use of social media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, and Twitter. To… read more

Social Media and the Law

The rise of social media has created a range of new legal issues. Problem areas frequently encountered include defamation, family law, and false or misleading advertising.    Defamation  The law of defamation protects individual reputation and assumes all people are of good character until proven otherwise. Defamation may… read more