Family Court of Western Australia


The Family Court of Western Australia has moved to the eCourts portal for all document lodgement.

To commence using this portal you will need to register with your file number and participant I.D please contact the Family Court call centre to obtain this number on (08) 9224 8222. If you are an employee of a law firm you will need to contact the administrator of your law firm who will be able to create your new eCourts Portal account.

If you are experiencing any technical difficulties with your eCourts Portal account, please contact the Courts Technology Helpdesk at or (08) 9425 2645.


Call for Submissions - Legal Costs
The Legal Costs Committee gives notice under section 139 Legal Profession Uniform Law Application Act 2022 that it will conduct reviews and make determinations in respect of contentious business determinations made by it. [28/11/2023]

Priority Property Pools under $500,000 (PPP500)
The Family Court of WA has introduced a new case management pathway for designated applications for a property settlement filed after 1 October 2023. See Practice Direction (No. 1 of 2023). [27/09/2023]

Court Fees Increase on 1 July 2023
The fees payable in the Court will increase from 1 July 2023 to reflect changes to the consumer price index over the past financial year. [21/06/2023]

The Family Court of Western Australia acknowledges the traditional owners and custodians of country throughout Western Australia and recognises their continuing connection to land, sea and community. We pay our respects to the people, their cultures and the elders, past, present and emerging.