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Legal Services Commission - the legal aid organisation for South Australia. We provide legal aid, legal advice, community legal education, duty solicitors, family dispute resolution and child support services.
An initiative of the New South Wales Court of Appeal supported by the Judicial Commission of New South Wales: created as a resource for legal practitioners and judges in Australian and elsewhere.
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An affidavit is a written statement of the facts of a case in your eyes. The person who is relying on the affidavit must confirm that the contents are true.
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