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What happens when your relationship breaks up?

The break-up of a marriage, civil union or de facto relationship can be very stressful. One or both of you may be distressed, resentful or angry. Whether you feel upset, numb or relieved, you face a lot of sorting out. This guide outlines the legal steps that can be involved in the break-up of a marriage or civil union.

This guide covers:

  • Counselling
  • Separation
  • Violence
  • Dissolution (divorce)
  • Care of your children
  • Child support
  • Property
  • Your will
  • Maintenance





Last updated on the 8th March 2019