General Information

1.  Volunteer Solicitor Firm list (SCLS resource)  Volunteer Solicitor Firm List as at May 2017

2.  Family law Letter (SCLS resource)

3.  Schedule of Limitation Dates (SCLS resource)

Legal Aid Information

4.  Can I get legal aid?

http://www.legalaid.qld.gov.au/Find-legal-information/Factsheets-and-guides/Factsheets/Can-I-get-legal-aid

5.  Application for Legal Aid

http://www.legalaid.qld.gov.au/files/assets/public/about-us/laq-application-form.pdf

Domestic & Family Violence/Dispute

6.  How do I get a domestic violence protection order? 

http://www.legalaid.qld.gov.au/Find-legal-information/Relationships-and-children/Domestic-and-family-violence/How-do-I-get-a-domestic-violence-protection-order

7.  How to apply for a protection order  –  A self help kit

http://www.legalaid.qld.gov.au/Find-legal-information/Relationships-and-children/Domestic-and-family-violence/How-to-apply-for-a-domestic-violence-order

8.  Someone has applied for a domestic violence protection order against me … What are my rights?

http://www.legalaid.qld.gov.au/Find-legal-information/Relationships-and-children/Domestic-and-family-violence/Someone-has-applied-for-a-domestic-violence-protection-order-against-me-what-are-my-legal-options

9.  SCOPE – Regional Domestic and Family Violence Service – Sunshine and Cooloola Coast

http://www.scopedv.org/

10.  Domestic violence videos – this series of videos explains the court process for domestic and family violence to provide you with the information you need to take part in the legal process.

Child Support

11. The Parent’s Guide to Child SupportAustralian Government – Child Support Agency

http://www.humanservices.gov.au/customer/subjects/parents-guide-to-child-support

Family Law/ Federal Magistrate Court

12.  Compulsory Family Dispute Resolutions Court Procedures & Requirements

http://www.federalcircuitcourt.gov.au/wps/wcm/connect/5e84f9bf-62bf-4083-ac19-7cce3bf6e8d5/FSCompFDR_0313V2.pdf?MOD=AJPERES&CONVERT_TO=url&CACHEID=5e84f9bf-62bf-4083-ac19-7cce3bf6e8d5

13.  FACT SHEET – The First Court Event – helpful information (FMC)

http://www.omb.com.au/assets/pdfs/family-law/The-First-Court-Event-Helpful-Information.pdf

14.  FACT SHEET – Going to court – tips for your court hearing

http://www.federalcircuitcourt.gov.au/wps/wcm/connect/fccweb/family-law-matters/about-going-to-court-and-court-procedures/tips-for-your-court-hearing/

15.  Duty of disclosure – Family Court of Australia

http://www.familycourt.gov.au/wps/wcm/connect/1158953f-2230-438a-9f23-309a6a577a44/BRDISC_0309+V3.pdf?MOD=AJPERES&CONVERT_TO=url&CACHEID=1158953f-2230-438a-9f23-309a6a577a44

Self Help – DIY Kits/Forms

16.  Consent Orders Kit & Supplement

http://www.familylawcourts.gov.au/wps/wcm/connect/FLC/Home/Forms/Do-it-yourself+kits/FCOA_form_diy_Consent_Orders_Supp

17.  Initiating Application Kit

http://www.familylawcourts.gov.au/wps/wcm/connect/FLC/Home/Forms/Do-it-yourself+kits/Initiating+Application+Kit+(do+it+yourself+kit)

18.  Response to Initiating Application

http://www.familycourt.gov.au/wps/wcm/connect/fcoaweb/forms-and-fees/court-forms/form-topics/response/kit-diy-response-to-initiating-application

19.  Preparing an Affidavit

http://www.familylawcourts.gov.au/wps/wcm/connect/FLC/Home/Publications/Family+Law+Courts+publications/Preparing+an+affidavit

20.  Service

http://www.familylawcourts.gov.au/wps/wcm/connect/FLC/Home/Forms/Do-it-yourself+kits/FCOA_form_diy_Service_Kit

21.  Application for Divorce

Access a dynamic, interactive web page to assist with applying for a divorce.

22.  Divorce Service Kit

http://www.familylawcourts.gov.au/wps/wcm/resources/file/ebfc89406580727/Divorce_ServiceKit_0313V1.pdf

23.  Application for Divorce Kit – click here

24.  BROCHURE – *Marriage, families & Separation

http://www.familylawcourts.gov.au/wps/wcm/connect/FLC/Home/Publications/Family+Law+Courts+publications/Marriage,+families+and+separation

Court Fees

25.  COURT FEES – FAMILY COURT & FEDERAL MAGISTRATES COURT

http://www.familycourt.gov.au/wps/wcm/connect/FCOA/home/new/FCOAFee+restructure+0113

26.  Application for Exemption from fees – general

http://www.familylawcourts.gov.au/wps/wcm/connect/FLC/Home/Forms/Family+Law+Courts+forms/Application+exemption+general

27.  Application for Exemption from fees – financial hardship

http://www.familylawcourts.gov.au/wps/wcm/connect/FLC/Home/Forms/Family+Law+Courts+forms/Application+exemption+financial

28.  Application for reduction of payment of divorce or decree of nullity – general

http://www.familylawcourts.gov.au/wps/wcm/connect/FLC/Home/Forms/Family+Law+Courts+forms/Application+reduction+divorce+decree+of+nullity+general

29.  Application for reduction of payment of divorce or decree of nullity – financial hardship

http://www.familylawcourts.gov.au/wps/wcm/connect/FLC/Home/Forms/Family+Law+Courts+forms/Application+reduction+divorce+decree+of+nullity+financial+hardship

Referral Information

30. Family Relationship Centre Sunshine Coast

http://www.familyrelationships.gov.au/services/frc/pages/default.aspx

31. Uniting Care Sunshine Coast – Family Dispute Resolution Service

http://www.uccommunity.org.au/family-relationships-separation-and-divorce/family-relationship-centres

32. Lifeline Sunshine Coast – Need financial counseling?

http://uccommunity.org.au/sites/default/files/financial_counselling_factsheet.pdf

Booklets to help separating families

You and Family Law– A Short Guide

http://www.legalaid.qld.gov.au/Find-legal-information/Factsheets-and-guides/Legal-information-guides/You-and-family-law-a-short-guide

Consent Orders, Parenting Orders and Parenting Plans – Guides to preparing a written agreement with you ex-partner about arrangements for your children.

https://www.ag.gov.au/Publications/Pages/Parenting-orders-what-you-need-to-know.aspx