This research summary discusses the experiences and needs of young people whose parents have separated and have accessed the family law system.
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Summary of the findings from studies of post-separation parenting outcomes, including family law case files analyses and surveys of separated parents.
Direct cross‑examination in family law matters: Incidence and context of direct cross‑examination involving self-represented litigants
This report explores quantitative and qualitative data relevant to direct cross‑examination involving self-represented litigants in family law matters
Children and young people in separated families: Family law system experiences and needs: Final Report 2018
This Research Report investigates the experiences and needs of young people whose parents have separated and have accessed the family law system.
Outlines recent research literature and discusses the use and effects of corporal punishment on children
Explores the behaviour of separated parents by exploring the psychology of post-separation parental disputes and then interrogating three data sets.
The key goal of the research is to examine the extent to which the aims of the 2012 family violence amendments are being realised.
Compares the experiences of parents who had separated either before or after the family law reforms were introduced.
Presents the findings of the Court Outcomes Project, which forms part of the Evaluation of the 2012 Family Violence Amendments research program.
What are the findings of the Evaluation of the 2012 Family Violence Amendments to the Family Law Act 1975?