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Covid-19 update for the ACT legal profession

18 Oct 2021

Covid-19 update for the ACT legal profession

Updates on the situation in relation to Covid-19, including event cancellations and Court arrangements.

Electronic witnessing of documents

6 Oct 2021

Electronic witnessing of documents

Guidance to members for electronic witnessing of Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney.

Support services during lockdown

9 Sep 2021

Support services during lockdown

Although the ACT is in lockdown, staying home may not be a safe option for some people. This page collates support services in the ACT and region that are still operating during lockdown.

What are my legal options if I'm having trouble with my neighbour?

6 Sep 2021

What are my legal options if I'm having trouble with my neighbour?

You may have heard local lawyer Chris Donohue chatting with Georgia Stynes on ABC Radio recently about what you can do if you're having trouble with your neighbour. We've compiled some useful resources on this topic.

Family Law Update: New merged courts

1 Sep 2021

Family Law Update: New merged courts

The Family Law Committee would like to advise members of recent developments and releases from the new merged Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia.

Cross examination in family violence cases

27 Aug 2021

Cross examination in family violence cases

Information about new provisions in the Family Law Act restricting cross examination in circumstances involving allegations of family violence.

ACT Law Awards finalists announced

6 Aug 2021

ACT Law Awards finalists announced

The finalists in the ACT Law Awards will be announced this week!

Looking for a family lawyer with mediation experience?

2 Aug 2021

Looking for a family lawyer with mediation experience?

You may have heard local lawyer Debra Parker, Chair of our Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee, chatting with Georgia Stynes on ABC Radio recently about mediation options for family law – options that can help people avoid lengthy family court processes in situations like divorce and custody disputes.

Call for nominations for Council of the Law Society

30 Jul 2021

Call for nominations for Council of the Law Society

Members of the ACT Law Society are invited to nominate for election to Council for the coming year.

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