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Court Orders - What You Need to Know


Family Court Fee Increases - 1 July 2019

From 1 July 2019 Family Court filing fees and hearing fees will increase. Please see the Fees page of this website for details.


Practice Direction 1 of 2019 - Modified Forms

To reflect recent amendments to the Family Law Act 1975 relating to the ban on personal cross-examination in certain circumstances of family violence, some court forms have been modified.


Cross Examination - Changes to Family Law Act

The Family Law Act 1975 (Cth)* was amended on 10 March 2019 to provide that from 10 September 2019, parties in family law proceedings are prohibited from personally cross-examining each other (which usually occurs at a trial) where there is an allegation of family violence between them and certain circumstances apply.