A Complete Guide to Federal Law Search

What is Federal Law Search?

Federal Law Search offers limited information about cases brought before the Federal Court of Australia, the Federal Circuit, and the Australian Family Court.

The database, which includes all cases that started on January 1, 1984, gets updated in real-time. The results of a search could occasionally change due to the database’s ongoing updating as new data gets added.

Check a Case’s Status or Look for Upcoming Listings

Information about ongoing and concluded matters brought before the Federal Court, the Federal Circuit, and the Family Court is available through Federal Law Search (General Federal Law jurisdiction) (General Federal Law jurisdiction).

It includes the following information for each case record:

• A list of all court proceedings, including the next scheduled hearing, a list of the documents each party filed, and any court orders.

• The names of the parties and their attorneys.

• The date of judgement delivery.

• A link to judgments delivered.

• Every case filed in the Federal Court since 1984 and every case filed in the Federal Circuit and Family Court since it was established are documented.

Why use these websites to search for federal laws?

The Federal Circuit, the Family Court of Australia, and the Federal Court of Australia are behind the proposal. Clients can access information about court cases through its web-based services. Both parties can maintain track of their cases, including the documents submitted and forthcoming court dates, the results of those dates and any rulings issued.

You can create a Family Law file after registering and filing electronically. The files that they are a party to registered users can view.

Suppose you are an employee of a legal firm or government agency and have registered. In that case, you can ask the Portal Administrator in your company to link your Portal account to your files.

The shown information by such search portals

  • Each party’s name
  • The file’s case number
  • Date the case when filed in court
  • The type of the file’s application, such as immigration or practice for trade
  • Type and date of all such document filed in the case
  • The current status of such searched case
  • Past and upcoming hearing dates of the case
  • A link to view the final judgement; where available
  • The text of the orders also made
  • Restrictions under admiralty law.

Not shown information

  • The contents of the filed document — to view and analyse a record, you must appear at the necessary registrar and fully pay the required cost. This is true in situations where many parties (such as native title or representative actions) (such as native title or representative actions). Note that some papers must be obtained with the Court’s permission; some documents must be filed before July 2004, and some records must include case information or be covered by a court order to be suppressed.
  • Utilising knowledge gained through law search.

Federal Law Search database can also be utilised for the following things:

• A search related to a notice of bankruptcy as mandated by Federal Court rules

• A search of Register Against Arrest of Caveats as mandated by Federal Court rules 

• A search of the Register Against Release of Caveats as mandated by Federal Court rules

Users should carefully assess the accuracy, currency, completeness, and relevancy of data in the database before relying on it for any purpose other than official matters. A person should note that the data in the database does not represent a proceeding’s official record with the Federal Court, Federal Circuit, or Family Court of Australia.

Author Name: Grace