The FCFCOA family law Bankruptcy and Arbitration forms are now available on the Court’s website – www.fcfcoa.gov.au:
- Application in an arbitration
- Form 6 – Application for Arbitration
- Form 7 – Application relating to relevant Property or Financial Arbitration
- Form 8 – Application to register arbitration award
- Form 9 – Application to register decree affecting registered arbitration award
- Notice of Request to Inspect – Arbitration
- Response to an application in an arbitration
- Subpoena in an arbitration
- Bankruptcy – Application
- Bankruptcy – Application for summons to examine relevant person or examinable person
- Bankruptcy – Application in a proceeding
- Bankruptcy – Apprehension warrant
- Bankruptcy – Arrest warrant
- Bankruptcy – Notice of appearance
- Bankruptcy – Notice stating grounds of opposition to an Application or Application in a proceeding
- Bankruptcy – Search warrant
- Bankruptcy – Summons for examination
There are also a number of FCFCOA forms that have had minor amendments or corrections since first being published on 1 September. These include:
- Acknowledgment of service – typo in court name corrected.
- Affidavit – updated to include title and organisation, along with family name. Part D updated to improve numbered paragraphs when completing the restricted form.
- Affidavit of Service – significant changes to include details for service of general federal law documents.
- Affidavit of Service by hand (divorce) – numbering error corrected.
- Affidavit – non-filing of family dispute resolution certificate – signature of deponent footer reinstated.
- Application in a Proceeding – updated to remove enforcement related tick boxes.
- Application for Review – minor change in the instructions and typo correction in the Notice to respondent(s).
- Application for exemption of fees – financial hardship (family law) – removed incorrect reference to ‘FCOA only’.
- Application for exemption from fees – general – removed incorrect reference to ‘FCOA only’ and update error to court name.
- Certificate of Dispute Resolution – updates to Part B to include a new note and FDRP registration number, Part C to include references to the Family Law (Family Dispute Resolution) Regulations 2008 and Part D to include an additional option for ‘the applicant’ to match the respondent and other party.
- Credit card payment form – instructions updated.
- Notice of appeal – typo correction in instruction notes.
- Notice of child abuse, family violence or risk – item 5 updated to request child/ren’s full current address rather than state only.
- Notice of request to inspect – updated to become all jurisdiction and include references to the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2) (General Federal Law) Rules 2021.
- Request for file inspection by party/legal representatives/independent children’s lawyer – typo in title corrected.
- Subpoena – incorrectly numbered references to notes amended along with some minor text changes.
- Undertaking – updated to include a new note.
- Undertaking as to disclosure – updated to include a new note and at Part B, 1.
The following forms from the Family Law Regulations 1984 are now available on the website:
- Form 1A – Request for service abroad of judicial documents and certificate
- Form 1B – Summary of the document to be served
Copies of the following general federal law fees forms from the Federal Court of Australia website are also now available on the FCFCOA website:
- Application for deferral of payment of court fees (general federal law)
- Application for exemption from paying court fees or reduction – financial hardship (general federal law)
- Application for exemption from paying court fees or reduction – general (general federal law)
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