|Start time||29 Oct 2020 9:00am (Australia - Melbourne)|
|End time||29 Oct 2020 4:00pm (Australia - Melbourne)|
|Location||Live Stream Only|
|Speaker||See Full Program|
|Designed for||Legal Practioners|
Ethics & Professional Responsibility: 1.0
Substantive Law: 5.0
Family Law Conference
Child Support Agreements During COVID-19 - Modifying or Setting Aside
This session will discuss modification applications to Child Support Agreements given loss of income due to COVID-19. With reference to the recent case of Martyn, this session will discuss:
Presented by: Nick Ellis, Principal, Marshalls Dent Wilmoth Lawyers
Family Law Legislation Updates and New Developments for 2020-2021
This session will include:
In April 2020, the Family Court and Federal Circuit Court of Australia established a new National Arbitration List. Offering a new, timely and flexible way for matters to be finalised, and under the direction of dedicated Judges in Charge, the National Arbitration List may provide family lawyers a new avenue of dispute resolution and allow cases to be finalised quickly, or avoid hearings altogether.
This session will provide an in-depth overview of the introduction and management of the new specialist National Arbitration List operating in the Family Court and Federal Circuit of Australia. It will discuss the pro’s, con’s, options and processes now available to your clients both prior to and after filing an Application in court.
This session will address recent and emerging legislative developments and updates for 2020 and beyond.
Presented by: Emma Swart, Barrister, Victorian Bar
Family Law Judgements – Case Update 2020
This session will provide a review of recent, significant cases from the Family Court of Australia and the Federal Circuit Court.
Plus relevant cases up to October 2020!
Presented by: Georgina Gregory, Director, Clancy & Triado
Ethical Considerations for Family Lawyers
Complaints made against family lawyers continue to rank amongst the highest by consumers. Hear from our presenter on:
Presented by: Melanie Wilson, Director, Accredited Family Law Specialist, Clancy & Triado
Substance Abuse, Mental Health Issues - Children’s Orders During COVID-19
Devising parenting arrangements that are in the best interests of a child can be complicated when there is substance abuse or mental health issues.
This session will consider how the courts are dealing with these issues in children’s orders and parental care and responsibility especially where mental health is a concern.
This session will consider:
Presented by: Louise Dorian, Special Counsel, Gadens
Final Property Orders - Vary or Set Aside
At present, your client’s financial circumstances may have changed quickly and radically. Is it fair and reasonable to consider varying final property orders where a situation may only be temporary or uncertain? How would the Courts determine this argument and what, if any conditions would be considered?
This session will include:
Presented by: Robin Smith, Barrister, Victorian Bar