General enquiries

  • Information about filing and family law procedures
  • Procedural information about your case
  • Family law forms and publications
  • Commonwealth Courts Portal Support


Proof of divorce

I need to prove we are divorced – how do I do that?


Filing of documents by email

For documents that are unable to be eFiled


Registry enquiries

  • Lost property
  • Request for a lawyer code
  • Request availability of a file for file viewing or subpoena viewing (you should check that leave has been granted through the Commonwealth Courts Portal prior to sending a request to inspect a subpoena)
  • Lawyers providing conciliation conference documents


Court Children’s Service

Please contact the Court Children’s Service directly via email to:

  • Confirm appointments
  • Request information in relation to appointments
  • Make enquiries about childcare
  • Request to cross-examine a Court Child Expert or Regulation 7 family consultant.


No childcare is available for children attending appointments with a Court Child Expert


Judges chambers

To contact a judges chambers please refer to Communicating with Judges' Chambers.


Divorce hearings

  • Requests to attend by telephone
  • Requests for adjournments


No public telephones available.

Justice of the Peace – all documents should be signed, witnessed and photocopied before attending the registry.

Bathrooms, including disabled facilities, located on level 1.

Wheelchair access is via Burelli Street.

Lift access available to all public floors.

Hearing loops available by contacting the registry in advance – email and postal address information above.

Phone: Duty lawyer: 1800 551 589
FASS social support services men: 1300 003 277
FASS social support services women: 1300 113 277
Location: Sydney Family Courts, Level 4 97-99 Goulburn St
Newcastle Family Courts, Level 4 61 Bolton St
Wollongong Family Courts, Level 1 43 Burelli St
Parramatta Family Courts, Level 2 1-3 George St
More information: Legal Aid NSW website or 02 9219 6300