Published: 17 October, 2023

Priority Property Pool Cases - Update to the profession 2

17 October 2023

As identified in the Courts’ announcement of 10 October 2023 the expanded Priority Property Pools initiative will commence in all filing registries on 30 October 2023.

Practitioners should familiarise themselves with the opportunities afforded by the focussed case management provided by registrars in pools of modest quantum and complexity. More information will be available on the Courts’ website

The timely resolution of these cases enhances outcomes for families while reducing the risks to parties including as a result of incurring disproportionate costs or unnecessary delay associated with non-compliance and the following flow chart illustrates the case management approach for PPP Cases.

Please refer to the following flow chart which summarises how Initiating Applications seeking financial orders will be considered by the Court from the point of filing.

Designation and filing flowchart for PPP cases