Key Changes to the Family Law Rules

Jacob Smith

As of 1 March 2018, the Family Law Rules will operate slightly differently, following the approval of amendments with the Family Law Rules Amendment (2018 Measures No.1) Rules 2018.  The changes have also been introduced to make the rules consistent with the recent changes to child support legislation.

Latest notable changes:

Other changes include:

We recommend that you review the new rules and update your precedents and practices to reflect them. Otherwise, if you have any agency needs, please do not hesitate to contact our family law team to see how we can assist you: