If you are experiencing an urgent family law matter as a direct result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Family Court and Federal Circuit Court of Australia have a dedicated court list to triage COVID-19 related family law issues which are of an urgent or priority nature. This list is of critical importance during periods of partial or full lockdown due to COVID-19 given the reduced accessibility of many services.
We hope that everyone is staying safe and well despite the Greater Sydney and surrounds lockdown (July 2021). If you require urgent assistance in relation to your family law matter, please contact us on 02 9997 2111 so we can make any necessary arrangements for you, including getting an urgent court date.
Family violence matters and parenting matters tend to be the most highly impacted by COVID.
For more information about your rights and obligations related to parenting matters (including following court orders or other parenting arrangements), you can read our article “Co-parenting during the COVID-19 pandemic”.
If you or someone you know, is in imminent danger or threat of family violence, you should call 000.
If you are not in imminent danger but you would like to speak to someone regarding family violence, please contact one of the following:
If you require urgent legal assistance for any other issues related to COVID-19, our team of family lawyers are able to assist you.
For more information to arrange a consultation with a lawyer, you can call or email us.
Phone: 02 9997 2111
This article is of a general nature and should not be relied upon as legal advice. If you require further information, advice or assistance for your specific circumstances, please contact E&A Lawyers.
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