Note: The Application in a Case can be electronically filed using an interactive online form through the Commonwealth Courts Portal. There is no need to complete this form if you wish to eFile. Visit the How do I eFile page for more information.

Note: The Application in a Case can be electronically filed using an interactive online form through the Commonwealth Courts Portal. There is no need to complete this form if you wish to eFile. Visit the How do I eFile page for more information.

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

Filing fee

Applications in a case attract a filing fee. For more information see the Court 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 or hand printing in ink.

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