Australia's de facto visa entitles an offshore de facto partner or spouse to an Australian citizen or permanent resident to travel and reside in Australia together with their partner. If awarded, the de facto visa acts as a temporary visa and its validity period spans 2 years, after which the de facto visa claimant has the right to lodge a request for Australian permanent residence. In order for the applicant to be awarded a de facto visa, they must have a guarantor or a sponsoring partner, in this case their Australian citizen partner.
Divorce lawyers handle divorces, that's pretty obvious, but they also handle other types of legal issues related to family law, so if you are enmeshed in a legal problem, here are the situations in which a divorce lawyer could be of help to you.
Nullity is a legal word that describes a marriage that is declared null and void, even though there was a valid ceremony between two parties. The Family Law Act of 1975 established the authority of the Family Court of Australia to declare marriages null if certain facts are established.