RECENT CASE: Brune & Cline [2018] FCWA 209

The Family Court of Western Australia recently handed down a decision regarding the validity of a marriage between two parties following the discovery that their Pastor’s license was invalid. The parties, who were married in 2017 were informed in the weeks leading to the ceremony that their Pastor...

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RECENT CASE: Lysons & Lysons and Anor [2019] FamCAFC 29

In a recent Full Court decision, the Family Court found that the primary judge had not erred in refusing a Mother’s application to change her child’s name. The child, X, was born in 2016 to parents who commenced their relationship in 2014. Upon separation, the child’s mother indicated that she...

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