NSW Orders Requesting Directions Hearing at Family Law Court

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15 September 2015
Just looking for some help as to orders that I should request a directions hearing next week at Family Law Court. This is a Property directions hearing after failing to formalise an agreement after conciliation. I would like to move straight to a final hearing, however will an interim be granted instead or what other orders can I request? The other side refuses to engage and sign papers.

Any guidance would be beneficial.


Well-Known Member
29 June 2017
Hi I saw your post.. I'm having my first Directions Hearing soon at the Federal Court Circuit. The other side prepared an amended Initiating Affidavit and I was meant to provide a Response to their amended Affidavit.
My legal Rep said it's not necessary for this hearing so I'm not providing a Response.
My question is, will that have any negative affect on my case? Or are Response Affidavits not compulsory at this stage?