Family Law

GSS Law are your trusted legal experts matters regarding Family Law. Please see below for further details on our specific Family Law services.

At Gall Standfield & Smith, we understand that any legal matter relating to family law can be a trying time for all involved. That’s why our experienced family lawyers will handle your affairs with compassion and dignity.

We do everything we can to make sure you understand what is happening throughout the process, and what your best course of action is.

Which Courts Handle Family Law Matters?

From 1975 onwards, the Family Court of Australia dealt with all Family Law matters. 

To help share the busy workload of Family Law matters, the Federal Magistrates Service (now called the Federal Circuit Court of Australia) started handling these matters from 2000 onwards.  

The Federal Circuit Court now handles most Family Law matters and the Family Court deals only with complicated or unusual cases.

The Federal Circuit Court is now extremely busy and there are lengthy delays in getting dates for hearing.

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