User Guide for how to use the Commonwealth Courts Portal.
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Web-based services for clients to access information about cases before the courts
Electronic lodgment of applications and supporting documents for General Federal Law cases
Pay your Family law hearing and conference fees online
Obtain proof of divorce
View general federal law cases on-line
Plain language translation tool of the most common terminology used in family law
resources for self-represented litigants
resources for lawyers and legal associates
statistics and data for institutions and government agencies
resources for media
Federal Circuit Court fees are set by federal government regulations. Some significant changes to General Federal Law fees will take effect from 1 July 2015.
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Find out how to apply for divorce including online using the Commonwealth Courts Portal
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During the period of 25 December 2015 – 7 January 2016, some registries will be closed, however the National Enquiry Centre is open most days.
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Don't stand in line to lodge your family law forms, register online for the Commonwealth Courts Portal.
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From 1 July 2015 Family law registries will no longer accept cash
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Family law fees are set by federal government regulations. Further changes to fees took effect 12 August 2015.
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