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PD 1 of 2020 - Mandatory eLodgment by Lawyers

22/07/2020

The Family Court of Western Australia’s overall digital strategy includes a phased approach leading to a digital Court file. The first phase includes the mandatory eLodging by lawyers of all documents that can be eLodged via the Commonwealth Courts Portal. Practice Direction 1 of 2020 contains information for lawyers about mandatory eLodgment.

As from 1 September 2020, all documents that can be eLodged via the Commonwealth Courts Portal must be eLodged, if they are lodged by a lawyer.

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