$80 million for Family Law Sector

Federal Budget 2017-18 and the legal sector  The Federal Government has committed $80 million to family law and family violence services. “This will help repair a family law system on the verge of breaking,” Law Society of NSW president Pauline Wright said. “Families turn to the justice system in crisis. “This critically needed funding could help reduce the hardship for many parents and children who spend years and thousands of dollars struggling through mediation and court processes.” Ms Wright said the commitment of $10.7 million for family consultants to deal with family law cases and $3.4 million for six new domestic violence […]