How to run your family law case

(formerly called Self-represented litigants’ kit)
Victoria Legal Aid

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This booklet is for anyone involved in a dispute under the Commonwealth Family Law Act 1975 about children or property. It is a do-it-yourself kit to help you prepare a family law case and represent yourself in court, including information about:

  • how to run a matter in the family law courts
  • changes to family law case processes
  • alternatives to going to court
  • what to do if there is family violence or child abuse
  • where to get help.

Go to Victoria Legal Aid to download yourHow To Run Your Family Law Case Booklet PDF [PDF 1.787KB]

Important Note – New laws

Always check for recent law changes that may affect the above document on the Victoria Legal Aid Website

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