Costs Orders in Family Law Matters

When making a Costs Order in family law matters, a Judge of either the Federal Circuit Court of Family Court of Australia, hearing the Costs Application will exercise his or her discretion.  As with other jurisdictions, Costs Orders do not automatically follow an...

What to expect in Family Court

If you are in the Family Court System, you will likely be frustrated with the delays.  It can be as long as 2 years from the date of the Application before your matter is heard at a Hearing where a Judge will make a final decision.  Then it may take months to get the...