Birth Certificate

A document issued by the Registrar of Births, Deaths and Marriages which is a legal record of the details of a person's birth (eg: date, place, parents).

Certificate (Parenting Orders)

From 1 July 2007, people who wish to make an application to the Family Law Court for parenting orders must file a Section 60i certificate from an approved organisation with their application. The certificate is issued by a Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner to show the couple have attended a mediated session to try to resolve the issue.

Certificate of Exemption (Children)

A certificate which exempts a child from attending at school.

Marriage Certificate

A marriage certificate is an official recorded document issued by a governmental authority that proves that the couple listed on the marriage certificate have a legal marriage. In most areas, a marriage record is part of the public record. A marriage certificate usually contains who married who, when they were married, where they were married, who married them, and who witnessed the marriage.

Section 60i Certificate

The Family Law Act requires that parents that are not in agreement about their child’s parenting arrangements must attend mediation, and obtain a Certificate of Attendance (Section 60I Certificate) before an Application for a Parenting Order, can be made to the Court.
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