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Same-sex couples and their families - The Law Handbook, Chapter...

Same-sex couples and their families - The Law Handbook, Chapter 37

The Law Handbook is a practical guide to understanding the law in NSW and the new 13th edition is just out. It is available online, free and in full text from the Find Legal Answers website. Print copies are available for loan - ask at your local NSW public library.

Chapter 37 is on same-sex couples and their families and it covers:

  • proving a de facto relationship
  • relationship registration schemes
  • legal parentage and parental recognition
  • adoption
  • surrogacy parentage orders
  • becoming a parent
  • foster care
  • if a partner or parent dies
  • incapacity and medical decision-making
  • relationship breakdown
  • employment and financial issues
  • superannuation
  • health care costs
  • social security
  • taxation
  • immigration
  • criminal matters
  • domestic violence.