Monday, 15 October 2007

Family Court, Federal Magistrates Court: New Court fees

The Federal Government has announced changes to the court fees that apply in the Federal Magistrates Court and Family Court of Australia in family law matters effective 15th October.

"These changes have occurred in an effort to align the fees between the two courts. Other court fees will be reviewed in line with the normal fee review process."

As an example, filing an application (or response) for final orders currently attratcs a fee of $121 and $191 for the Federal Magistrates and Family Courts respectively, but these will be changed to $145.

For the full guide,
click here.

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