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Child support and court orders

Find out how court orders and domestic maintenance work.

Court orders

Read about the different types of court orders, how to apply, the Family Court process, if you need to pay child support and how to stop a court order being enforced.

Domestic maintenance

Find out about domestic maintenance and how court-ordered domestic maintenance works.

The court process

Find out about steps involved in the court process and the options and assistance available to you.

Respondents to a court application

Find out whether you're able to respond to an application or appeal to the court.