The time leading up to a Family Law court case can be stressful. It is natural to feel uncertain. It is also reasonable to feel anxious about being in a courtroom or speaking to a judge, solicitor or barrister.
You will naturally have many questions about what happens before, during and after your case is heard. This guide - and our helpful videos - will take you through each step.
These will help you best prepare for your visit to court.
What to do on the Day
Know what to expect, what to bring, and what to do to make your hearing day run smoothlyFind out more
Brief overview of some of the supports or useful contacts that may be relevant to your circumstancesFind out more
How to prepare for your Family Law Hearing
This video outlines how to prepare for a court hearing.
It covers how to plan your journey, what documentation you are required to bring, as well as other topics, like accessibility needs.
Attending Family Law Court
This video outlines what happens at the courthouse on the day of your court hearing.
It covers what to do when you arrive, who can accompany you, where to wait, how your case is called, plus other helpful tips.
A Guide to the Find Us Section
This short video describes how to navigate our Find Us contacts page.
Alternatively, there is a written guide.