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All document lodgement at the Family Court of Western Australia is now by way of the eCourts portal.

To commence using this portal you will need to register with your file number and participant I.D please contact the Family Court call centre to obtain this number on (08) 9224 8222. If you are an employee of a law firm you will need to contact the administrator of your law firm who will be able to create your new eCourts Portal account.

If you are experiencing any technical difficulties with your eCourts Portal account, please contact the Courts Technology Helpdesk at ctghelpdesk@justice.wa.gov.au or (08) 9425 2645.

News

Changes to the Family Law Act to commence 6 May 2024 and to the Family Court Act thereafter
From 6 May 2024, recent amendments to the Commonwealth Family Law Act (which applies to cases concerning children whose parents were, or are, married, to each other) will commence. [03/05/2024]

Practice Direction (No.1 of 2024)
The Chief Judge of the Family Court has issued a new Practice Direction. [03/05/2024]


The Family Court of Western Australia acknowledges the traditional owners and custodians of country throughout Western Australia and recognises their continuing connection to land, sea and community. We pay our respects to the people, their cultures and the elders, past, present and emerging.