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QTranscripts

From 10 October 2022, to obtain a transcript for a court hearing from any Queensland court or Tribunal, you must submit an application through QTranscripts. QTranscripts has replaced the previous transcript provider, Auscript. QTranscripts is a government web-based platform accessed through your/your businesses myGovID or QGov account. QTranscripts was rolled-out in Queensland in three stages […]

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Subpoena for the production of documents to the Department of Children, Youth Justice and Multicultural Affairs

If you are considering issuing a subpoena for the production of documents directed to the Department of Children, Youth Justice and Multicultural Affairs, you may find the following information helpful to include in the schedule to the subpoena: 1.    Any notifications or information provided to the Department of Child Safety, Youth, Justice and Multicultural

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Communicating with the Court – Solicitors’ Responsibilities

A recent Legal Services Commission (“LSC”) case has highlighted the consequences for practitioners who communicate with judges without the prior consent of opposing parties. In a recent hearing before the Queensland Civil and Administrative Appeals Tribunal, the solicitor in question was charged with and found to have engaged in 3 counts of unsatisfactory professional conduct.

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Focus: There’s no one recipe when it comes to blending families

On ABC radio family law specialist Deborah Awyzio, psychologist Christine Bagley-Jones along with Comedian, YouTube Star & Host of the Funny Mummy’s Facebook page, Jenny Winter discuss the challenges of being in a blended family.   https://www.abc.net.au/radio/brisbane/programs/focus/focus-on-blended-families/10399344

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