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Additional preparation is available in the following stages:
Additional standard preparation is available in the following stages:
Extension of aid requests received from preferred suppliers or in-house practitioners
When seeking a grant of aid for additional preparation in a family law matter the practitioner must lodge an extension of aid request through Grants Online along with the appropriate checklist.
Three or more parties involved
Legal Aid Queensland does not consider Separate Representatives or the Director of Child Protection Litigation to be a party to proceedings. Interveners to proceedings such as non-parties with a s113 order will be deemed as a party to proceedings.
The grants of aid available for additional standard preparation are as follows:
Parties, non-parties and children (direct representation)
Requests for additional preparation for appeals will be considered by a grants manager.
Requests to review a decision in relation to the extent of the additional standard preparation grants will be referred to the officer with the next level of delegation to the initial decision maker unless the initial decision maker is the Chief Executive Officer.
A request for reconsideration must be made within 28 days of the date of receipt of the decision. The decision by the senior officer is final and conclusive. There is no appeal to the external review officer on these matters.