BCPS Burnie Court of Petty Sessions
DCPS Devonport Court of Petty Sessions
LCPS Launceston Court of Petty Sessions
FCCA Federal Circuit Court of Australia
FamCA Family Court of Australia
HCA High Court of Australia
GAB Guardianship and Administration Board
MHT Mental Health Tribunal
ASD Adjourned Sine Die (to an unset future date)
DP Adjourned with a direction to plead
HEAR Hearing (aka Trial)
CON MEN Contest Mention
F&S Facts, Plea In Mitigation and Sentence
PSR Pre-Sentence Report
PIM Plea in Mitigation
NG Not Guilty
NP No plea
TNE Tender No Evidence (i.e. charges dropped)
FVO Family Violence Order
PFVO Police Family Violence Order
RO Restraint Order
DQ Disqualification (from driving)
Compo Compensation Order
MF&S Make File & Serve (documents within time limit)
Concil Adjourned to Conciliation Conference
s62G Order for a Family Report to be prepared
s11F Order that parties attend mediation with a Family Consultant
(aka CDC - Child Dispute Conference)
FDR Family Dispute Resolution
FDRC Family Dispute Resolution Conference
F13 "Form 13" - the old name for the court form Financial Statement
F4 "Form 4" - the old name for the court form Notice of Risk
LEGAL AID - SUMMARY OF PROCESS
1. Apply for funding by Application - assign completed form to LEAP
2. Response received from Commission; assign email to LEAP
a. If aid refused, write to client to advise aid refused and that they have 14 days from refusal to seek a Review from the Legal Aid Review Committee if they wish, and that they can contact me about this.
b. If aid granted, go to Time & Fees on that file on LEAP, taskcode LACTCON on their file for the amount of the contribution including GST. Prepare tax invoice and Word copy (PL Tax Invoice). Send to client with cover letter advising aid granted, and that the contribution is payable to this office.
A. Go to "Extend/Claim" on the Legal Aid eLodge system.
B. Tick the boxes of the work items claimed and submit.
C. Confirm amounts to be claimed on next page with JKP.
D. Print the Legal Aid INVOICE to the LEAP file involved.
E. In LEAP: Time and Fees - input taskcode LACTGRANT - give the figure including GST of whatever the final amount payable was listed on the Invoice from Legal Aid.
F. Create tax invoice with this work entry only. Do not prepare a Word Bill version of the tax invoice. Mark the invoice as DRAFT - APPROVED, not FINAL.
G. Email JKP to advise when complete.