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NSW Self-Representing in Family Court - Help on Some Details?

Discussion in 'Family Law Forum' started by Trin3of7, 21 January 2016.

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  1. Trin3of7

    Trin3of7 Active Member

    6 November 2015
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    I am representing myself in Family court and I am finding it hard to understand all the jargon, and what I really need to do. I am due to have a compliance check on the 22nd of Feb and the actual trial is on the 29th. I am worried I won't have everything in on time and what is asked of me.

    I have just finished the affidavit and sent it in but I was wondering about:

    1) the proposed minutes of orders, setting out with precision the final orders sought,

    2) the Affidavit of evidence in chief of all permitted witnesses including the applicant upon noting the affidavits relied upon, for the previous hearing can't be relied upon as evidence, in Chief, save and except reports of experts,

    3) a list of all exhibits upon which he will seek to sell (would this be text message and emails I have received from the other party?)

    Also, I must file a case outline containing a concise set or orders, (I think I got this one done) but I am not too sure about the dot point summary of the argument in relation to the issues in dispute in no more than an A4 page.

    Thank you for your help.
  2. Lance

    Lance Well-Known Member

    31 October 2015
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    I only just saw your question. How did you go self representing? I would be really interested to hear how you went.
  3. Alan Blumberg

    Alan Blumberg Lawyer

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    You are attempting a very difficult task. Even experienced lawyers find the process very challenging often.

    We operate a guidance service for people trying to self represent. Let me know if you want more details please.

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