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Precedents

Precedents

The in-house practice has produced a number of precedent documents for your use. Please feel free to use the precedents in the list below.

Criminal law

Client letter prepare for sentence attend counselling
Client letter prepare for sentence
Client letter to present to police after conviction warrant
Correspondence to Police Prosecutors, Local Court, Clients re COVID-19
COVID-19 Precedent Correspondence to Court DPP Clients
EAGP - Client Conference (Initial) Form
EAGP - Client Conference Template
EAGP Memo to counsel
Indictable Instructions to Plead Guilty
Letter of Advice sentencing section 72 PG discounts
Letter of instruction for expert sentence report COVID-19
NOM Judge Alone
NOM Sever indictment
Notice of Agreed Facts s191 Evidence Act
Notice of Motion Closed Court
Notice of Motion Vacate Sentence
Request Legal Aid Supreme Court Bail Application

Family law

Care and Protection

Affidavit of single expert
Case management document or chronology
Letter to client re first return (interim order)
Letter to client advice re establishment
Letter to client re DRC date allocated
Letter to client advice re restoration
Written instructions re restoration
Letter to client re final orders no restoration
Letter to client re Section 90 (initial advice)
Letter to client after establishment hearing (CC015)
Letter to client after establishment hearing (CC017)
Chronology
DET Letter to parent adjournment
Letter DLR to young person after appointment
Letter privileged parcel to gaol
Letter seeking assessment order
Letter to client adjourned for establishment
Letter to client adoption advice to step-parent
Letter to client adoption plan advice to parent
Letter to client advising S86 conference
Letter to client after mention further directions
Letter to client care plan and DRC
Letter to client enclosing assessment report
Letter client enclosing care plan
Letter to client re assessment order
Letter to client re set down for hearing
Letter to client reporting uncontested establishment
Letter to client set down for final hearing
Letter to court enclosing documents for filing and leave to file subpoena
Letter to court re subpoena access and compliance with service
Letter to FACS advising ILR
Letter to other parties enclosing joinder application
Letter to other party advising acting for party

Child Support

Letter to CSA please forward court application to other party
Letter to OP enclosing initiating application
Letter to CSA enclosing application to COAT
Letter to Centrelink exemption letter
Letter to Centrelink client has made appointment
Letter to client re exemption domestic violence
Letter to client further action multi option
Letter to OP agreeing to voluntary testing
Letter to CSA end FORM 1 ie IA
Letter to OP agree to pay for over 18 child maintenance
Letter to silbase GENETIC TECH arrange DNA testing
Letter to CSA advising orders made
Letter to client enclosing copy of letter to CSA re orders
Letter to OP sign BDM statutory declaration
Letter to OP sign CSA statutory declaration
Letter to OP or solicitor enclosing consent orders re DNA testing
Letter to client confirming orders made for DNA testing
Letter to client enclosing DNA report and letter to OP 
Letter of demand
Letter to client after appointment re Application for Change of Assessment
Letter to CSA re objection
Letter to OP or solicitor following release of DNA report
Letter to OP or solicitor requesting change to CS agreement
Letter to OP or solicitor re client agreement to DNA testing

General Family Law

Letter to parent first return
Letter to parent final order
Letter to  YP first return
Letter to YP final order
Letter to process server enclosing court documents
Letter to the OP or OP solicitor enclosing NORTIs
Letter to Centrelink re Commonwealth Information Order 
Letter to the OP requesting financial details for property settlement
Letter to client re draft divorce documents and next steps
Letter to relative re location of spouse (divorce)
Letter to the OP re divorce enclosing court documents
Letter to the client re effect of divorce 
Letter to the OP by post enclosing initiating app
Letter to the OP sub service enclosing court documents letter to 3rd party
Letter to client enclosing sealed application and info re first return date
Letter to client information re family or expert report
Letter to person or organisation accompanying subpoena
Letter to process server enclosing subpoena
Letter to OP or OP solicitor enclosing subpoenas
Letter to court re leave to file subpoena

Independent Children’s Lawyer matters

Letter advising acting as Independent Children's Lawyer
Letter to FACS re appointment of ICL
Letter to school explaining role of ICL
Waiver application form
Consent orders for appointment of single expert
Letter to single expert instructions for report
Letter to other parties enclosing draft letter to expert
Letter to other parties enclosing final letter to expert
Letter to 3rd party re subpoena issued for their records

There are a number of precedents on the Independent Children’s Lawyer website for your use. Follow the link  and enter your login details. If you are on our ICL Panel, but you do not have login details, you can apply via the website.