FJS Lawyers Adelaide

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We offer a fixed, affordable fee for the preparation of divorce applications.   


To apply for a divorce in Australia, you need to satisfy the following :

  • You have been separated from your spouse for a minimum period of 12 months;
  • the marriage has irretrievably broken down; and
  • proper arrangements are in place for any children of the marriage. 

It is best to seek legal advice prior to initiating an application for divorce, as this will invoke the time limit within which you need to finalise your property settlement. 


Court Filing Fees

The current fee for filing a divorce application in the Federal Circuit Court is $845 or a reduced fee of $280 for concession card holders.  

You may still be eligible for a reduced fee if you meet certain financial hardship guidelines, even if you do not have a concession card, or if extraordinary circumstances exist which would cause financial hardship if a full fee was paid.