Spousal or De Facto Maintenance

Applications seeking only spousal or de facto maintenance orders will be listed for a directions hearing approximately 42 days after filing.

At the directions hearing the Judicial Officer may make an order:

Preparing for the hearing

As will other family law applications, the duty of disclosure applies throughout your dispute. In spousal or de facto maintenance applications, there are specific documents each party is required to bring to a hearing:

Next steps

The Judicial Officer will make directions orders for the next steps in your case.

Last updated: 16-Apr-2018

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