Midland Information Debt & Legal Advocacy Service Inc (MIDLAS) provides a free Domestic violence Legal service for victims of domestic violence living in the North East of Perth. Our dedicated and professional team believe strongly in keeping our community informed and up to date with relevant and new legislation.
Significant changes to the Family Law Act 1975 (Cth) (FLA) came into effect on 7 June 2012. The changes apply only to children of a marriage and primarily concern the protection and promotion of the child’s best interests. It is thought that the Western Australia Parliament will follow suit and introduce similar laws under the Family Court Act 1997 (WA), which applies to children of a de facto relationship. Until that time however, WA will have two different definitions, operations and obligations.| | | Next → |