and register your details for an online account.
* Federal Circuit Court (All States & Territories)
* Family Court of Australia (All States & Territories)
* W.A. Family Court (W.A. Only)
START YOUR ONLINE APPLICATION
Sole Applicant - You are the "Applicant", the other party is the "Respondent"
Fill in all the details and print your application.
GET THE APPLICATION WITNESSED
Take application to a Licenced Lawyer or Justice of the Peace to have the documents witnessed.
Do not sign the documents until you are in the presence of the witness.
UPLOAD TO THE PORTAL
Scan the document as a PDF and upload them to the online court portal.
Login, find your case, upload documents. A "Sealed" copy becomes available to be served on the other party.
NOTE; you can not personally serve the documents yourself.
You can email or post via registered mail but the Respondent MUST sign the "Acknowledgement of Service".
Attempt to get them to sign an "Acknowledgement of Service".
The person who served the documents is the "Deponent" and must fill the form in with the details of how service was conducted and how the respondent was identified.
They are known to the server, matched a photograph supplied to the server, or the respondent signed the acknowledgement of service witnessed by a Lawyer or a Justice of the Peace.
The applicant fills in the affidavit for proof of identity
(if the respondent was identified via photograph or proof of signature, if they signed the Acknowledgement of Service).
Scan document as a PDF and upload them to the online court portal
Login, find your case, upload documents.
Await your hearing date.
Applying for a Divorce Online