This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to apply legal principles within the family law framework.  

Unit details

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Vocational and further education (TAFE)
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Assessment tasks will be designed to reinforce and extend knowledge and skill competence within set and controlled parameters in accordance with each unit's learning outcomes and performance criteria requirements, including the setting of work based practical application tasks designed to provide evidence of competence outcomes, within periodic and scheduled timelines. Students will be expected to demonstrate the following required skills: - collect accurate and detailed facts from clients about property, support and parenting, and interpret and communicate outcomes according to law; - provide appropriate information and documentation to clients at appropriate stages of legal process; - calculate and document relevant costing according to organisational requirements, and; - complete and present documentation for review.Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - explain relevant court processes for family law matters; - outline legal processes required in this role; - describe family law as it applies to scope of workplace responsibilities; - outline documentation required in family law matters, and; - summarise the organisation's required policies and procedures pertinent to this role.

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