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Ban on Cross Examination in Family Law Domestic Violence cases

The Family Law Act was recently changed. These changes were to ban personal cross-examination in family law proceedings involving allegations of family violence. This new legislation only applies in specific circumstances from 10 September 2019 (6 months after the commencement of the amendments). The Court is also now required to use other protections for victims …

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