The new “Joint Practice Direction 2 of 2020 - Special Measures in Response to COVID-19” was issued by the Family Law Courts on 31 March 2020 in order to help combat the daily practical challenges now faced by Family Law practitioners as well as prioritise the health and safety of the wider community, Judges and Court staff.
Among the changes are the following in regard to signatures on Affidavits and other Family Law documents:
The Practice Direction in its entirety can be accessed here: http://www.familycourt.gov.au/wps/wcm/connect/fcoaweb/about/news/jpd022020
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