Family Law & Family Rights Section
Background and Overview
The LAWASIA Family Law & Family Rights Section was formed for the following reasons:-
To establish a vehicle for the free interchange of information between the lawyers of LAWASIA about developments in the area of Family Law and laws protecting human rights of families and children;
To be an advocate for the human rights of families and children; and
To provide lawyers of the Asia-Pacific region, greater facilities for input in the formation of international treaties and laws realating to families and children.
The section arranges a biennial Family Law and Children's Rights Conference which has becone a must-attend event for both lawyers and their industry partners in the child justice sector.
The Hon Chief Justice John Pascoe AC CVO
Chambers of the Chief Justice
Family Court of Australia
Family Law Regional and Country Representatives
The Family Law & Family Rights Section has developed a list of national representatives from many of LAWASIA's member countries who will contribute latest news and information on Family Law from their home jurisdiction:-
Hong Kong, SAR
Ms Linda Heathfield
Family Law & Family Rights Section Articles
The following articles relating to family law issues in the Asia Pacific region.