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Practitioners must claim for the actual time spent on a matter, up to the maximum allowable.
Counsel attendance at trial (family law)
Counsel is only entitled to claim the court attendance component for day one of trial if the matter proceeds to day one of trial and they represent the client or Independent Children’s Lawyer at trial.
SundriesPractitioners may claim up to the entire sundries fee granted. The sundries fee includes all photocopying, phone calls, faxes and stamps. The fees provided are fixed. There are no exceptions for exceeding the sundries grant provided.
Specific disbursements such as subpoena fees and expert reports are subject to separate grants of aid (request separately).