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 Recorded Webinar: Counting the Cost of Family Violence on Property Settlements

Date: Monday 28th November 2022
Duration: Approximately 1 Hour

The impact of family violence has been increasingly recognised by the courts in property settlement matters. This session examines the financial consequences of family violence, including:

  • What circumstances are necessary to raise the Kennon argument?
  • Can the Kennon argument apply to post-separation violence and conduct?
  • What evidence is required to rely on the argument?
  • The rise and recognition of emotional abuse and coercive control
  • How the assessment on contributions is calculated: Jabour & Jabour [2019] FamCAFC 78; Benson & Drury [2020] FamCAFC 21; Koch & Kest [2021] FamCA 408
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Adam Cooper, Principal, Cooper Family Law, Brisbane

Adam has been a family lawyer and advocate for over 20 years. He is the principal of Cooper Family Law, having commenced practice at the private bar in Queensland.

Adam is the author of the domestic violence chapter for Queensland Legal Aid’s Duty Lawyer Handbook, and has authored papers ranging from capacity, to illicit drug use, to the impacts on family violence, and appears regularly in radio family law discussion forums.

Adam also has degrees in psychology and humanities and was a former professional footballer


This webinar is suitable for lawyers practising in family law – Australia wide. This webinar is for practitioners with some knowledge in this area and looking to improve their knowledge.


Lawyers can claim up to 1 CPD unit/point – substantive law. This webinar has been designed to run for 1 hour, however, webinar lengths can vary depending on the level of questions and discussion. 

WA lawyers – Please note that TEN is unable to verify your completion of recorded webinars to the Legal Practice Board of WA. TEN is an accredited provider.

If you need assistance or have an enquiry, please do not hesitate to contact our Webinar Coordinator, Lisa Tran on (03) 8601 7709 or email: lisa@tved.net.au

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Product Code: WBQNOV22
 Price:  $269.50 (Inclusive of GST)
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