Family Law Fees


There are new Family Law Fees that come in effect as of today, 1 July 2014.

The fees listed below are effective from 1 July 2014.

$845 Application for divorce
$280*Application for divorce – Reduced fee
$530 Application for children and property
$320 Application (for children or property)
$320 Response, seeking different orders sought by applicant (for children or property)
$590 Setting down fee for hearing (defended matter)
$590 Daily Hearing Fee (for each hearing day, or part of a hearing day, excluding the first hearing day)
$110 Application for interim order
$100 Filing an application to register a New Zealand judgement under the Trans-Tasman Proceedings Act 2010
$55 Issuing a subpoena
$370 Conciliation conference
Nil Child Support Application/Response

* In some cases a reduced fee may be sought for a divorce application or in respect of other fees, an exemption, if you hold certain government concession cards or you can demonstrate financial hardship.

Claire Naidu & Co advises that the above information is current only as of 1 July 2014 and it is subject to change. The Federal Circuit Court is permitted to biennially increase in fees. If you have any questions in relation to your family law matter or family law fees, click here to contact us