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Response to an Application in a Case

This is a mandatory form.*

This form is used by the respondent/s named in the Application in a Case who wishes to oppose the orders sought or asks the Court to make other orders.

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


What you file with this form

An affidavit unless the application relates to the review of the decision of a registrar or deputy registrar.

Who you serve

Each party to the case and any independent children's lawyer.

How you serve this form

To find out how you serve this form view the Court's Service Kit.

What is filed in response


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.

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)

LawTermFinder - online help with legal terms
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