Lawyers will do after filing a divorce petition

FAQ on Divorce

Lawyers will do after filing a divorce petition?

The representing lawyer will apply to the Registrar of the Court for directions to set down the case for trial. The lawyer will complete and sign an application form for the represented party. The court will set down the petition for hearing in one of the following lists:
  • Special procedure list if it is an undefended case. . Lawyer pays a list fee of $630 to the court out of your funds. 
  • If it is a defended case, it will be in the defended list. The list fee is $1,045.

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