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Clause Code : FMC1

Counsel to appear at interim hearing

Clause type: Approval

Solicitor clause wording

Legal aid has been granted for counsel to appear at an interim hearing in the Family Law Courts. Grants of legal assistance in family law matters are provided in stages. This stage includes preparing and attending court for the interim hearing. The fee payable for counsel preparation and appearance at the interim hearing is a fixed fee. Funding for parties in family law matters is subject to a cost cap. Refer to Guideline 18 – Family law costs management.

Client clause wording

Legal aid has been granted for counsel to appear at an interim hearing in the Family Law Courts. Grants of legal assistance in family law matters are provided in stages. This stage allows counsel to prepare for and attend at an interim hearing. The maximum professional fee Legal Aid will pay counsel at this stage is $1,146.00. Funding for parties in family law matters is subject to a cost cap. Refer to Guideline 18 – Family law costs management.

Explanatory notes

Counsel at interim hearing
Where counsel is briefed for an interim hearing, the full fee is payable.

Barristers

Fee Structure 1

Work type Fee
Fee On Brief $1,146.00
Total $1,146.00
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