Application in a Case
Have you read the Compulsory Dispute Resolution brochure? If you are considering filing an application for parenting orders, please read the brochure first. Failure to do so may result in your application not being accepted for filing.
This is a mandatory form.*
This form is used:
- to make an application for procedural orders; or
- to make an application for ancillary or incidental orders, for example, an injunction; or
- to make an application for interim orders once a case has been started by an Initiating Application; or
- for specified applications under the Family Law Rules 2004, for example, an application for a recovery order.
Making copies of the form for filing, service and yourself
The completed and signed original of the form is filed at the Court. Before you file it you must also make sufficient copies to have one for each person to be served and a copy for your own records
Applications in a case attract a filing fee. For more information see the Family Law Courts fees brochure
What you file with this form
An affidavit unless the application is being used to review the decision of a judicial registrar, registrar or deputy registrar.
Who you serve
Each party to the case, ie. those named as respondent/s on the application, and any independent children's lawyer
How you serve this form
For information on how to serve this form and other documents view the Court's Service Kit.
What is filed in response
A Response to an Application in a Case
Refer to the Consent Orders Kit for more information about how to make an application where you and the other party have reached agreement and seek a Consent Order.
In completing a Court form, you must*
Complete the form by typing (eg. on a computer or typewriter) or hand printed in ink.