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Which courts in Australia handle Divorce

"Which courts in Australia handle Divorce?"

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Which courts in Australia handle Divorce?

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The Family Court of Australia or the Federal Magistrates Court.

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What is a Dissolution of Marriage?

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A Divorce.

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Do you marry couples in Essendon?

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Yes, I can marry you at either Gardenhurst or Roselyn Court.

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In which court do I file for a Declaration of Nullity?

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The Family Court.

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What is the difference between Nullity and Divorce?

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Nullity relates to marriages that are not considered legal (despite a ceremony having taken place), whereas Divorce (dissolution) relates to marriages that are legal (but have broken down due to various circumstances).

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What are some examples of impediment to marriage?

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Some examples my include, being married to someone already (not divorced), being too closely related or being of non-marriagable age (being a minor).

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Do I need to provide proof of Divorce?

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Yes, you need to provide proof of divorce from your most recent marriage (only). This is often called a Decree Absolute.

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Can we get married in less than 30 days?

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Yes, provided that you have a legitimate reason (such as health or employment), and that you have approval from the courts for a 'shortening of time'.

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Where can you marry us in Preston?

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The most popular venues for getting married in Preston are Darebin Arts Centre, Oak Court and Rydges Bell City.

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Do you have any celebrant reviews from your weddings at Roselyn Court in Essendon?

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Yes, I have some fantastic reviews from weddings that I have performed at Roselyn Court in Essendon.

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Can you legally marry us outside Australia?

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No. For marriages to be legal in Australia, the ceremony must be solemnised within Australia or within Australian territorial waters.

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Can any Celebrant marry us if we are non denominational?

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No, only authorised Civil Celebrants can solemnise weddings in Australia.

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Can you marry us in Las Vegas?

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No, I can only solemnise weddings within Australia, Australian Air Space or Australian waters.

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Are you an advocate of Gay and Same Sex Marriages?

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Yes, I fully support the rights of gay and same sex couples to marry in Australia.

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Are there any alternatives to a Prospective Marriage Visa?

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Yes, your partner can travel to Australia on a holiday VISA.

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If my partner is travelling on a Holiday Visa can they be legally married while they are in Australia?

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Yes, anybody can be legally married while in Australia.

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Can you marry us legally in Australia if we are from China?

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Yes, you are more than welcome to be married in Australia if you are from China.

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Which date from my Divorce papers do I put on the NOIM?

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There will be 2 dates on your Divorce papers, one is the 'Nisi' (unless), and the other is the 'Absolute' (1 month and 1 day after the 'Nisi'). The later of the dates is the one you insert in the NOIM.

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Is Divorce the only way a marriage can be legally dissolved?

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No, a marriage can also be terminated if one partner dies, or one partner claims nullity.

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Why does the NOIM ask if I am related to my partner?

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Because in Australia, you cannot legally marry your mother, father, brother, sister (or any ancestor where the blood line is too close).

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Can we live together prior to marriage?

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Yes, 80% of couples getting married in Australia (according to 2012 statistics), live together prior to marriage.

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Do Civil Celebrants solemnise more weddings than their religious counterparts?

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Yes. Civil Celebrants account for 70% of all solemnised marriages in Australia (according to 2012 statistics).

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What is the average age of a modern couple getting married?

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In Australia (in 2012), the average age for men is about 31, and for women it is about 29.

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Do I automatically become an Australian Citizen once I am married?

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No. If you want to become a permanent resident in Australia, you will need to apply for a permanent visa.

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What is a Prospective Marriage Visa?

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A Prospective Marriage Visa allows you entry into Australia, and potentially marry your intended fiance (utilising your visa's nine month validity period).

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