Together these courts are referred to as the Family Law Courts.
The forms to be used and the procedures that must be followed depend on which court you apply to however, both courts now share a joint registry. They each have their own rules, but also apply the the Family Law Rules 2004 (Cth).
General information about the Family Law Courts is available on the websites of the Family Court and Federal Circuit Court and information about a party's own matter can be obtained by calling the Family Law Courts National Enquiry Centre on 1300 352 000.
The Legal Services Commission has a free duty lawyer and social support service at the Family Law Courts Adelaide Registry - theFamily Advocacy and Support Service (FASS). This is staffed during Court hours Monday- Friday.
Phone: (08) 8111 5300
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