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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:

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

Filing fee

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

More information

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.

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Are you having trouble understanding legal words used in this form?

You can find more information about legal words used in this form in the following locations:

Legal words used in court (Family Law Courts brochure)

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