Bachelor of Laws: Family Law

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Family Law

The area of law relating to the regulation of domestic or personal relationships and the consequences that flow from the end of such relationships. Family law is concerned with matters such as the welfare of children, property and maintenance disputes between married or de facto partners, and legal termination of marital relationships through divorce or annulment.
(Encyclopaedic Australian Legal Dictionary, 2016)

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Family Law Resources available on CCH Intelliconnect

CCH is a legal publisher that produces a collection of family law resources including:

Additional Family Law Resources

Journals in Print and Online

AGIS (Attorney Generals Information Service) - is the leading legal journals database in Australia.  Use AGIS to search hundreds of journals for articles about Family Law. 

If you wish to browse, then the journals below may be useful places to start.

Family Law Web Sites