Court Hearing

The date and time when a case is scheduled to come before the court.

Directions Hearing

A procedure in the Family Court to set a time table for an action and make any other necessary orders eg: for documents to be produced

Enforcement Hearing

A hearing to obtain information to facilitate the enforcement of a money order.

Enforcement Hearing Warrant

A warrant which authorises the arrest of a person to bring them before a court to be examined.

Ex Parte Hearing

A hearing where one party is not present and has not been given notice of the application before the court; usually reserved for urgent cases.

Final Hearing

Where the matter is determined for the last time and orders are made as to what is to take place


A court session in which testimony or arguments are offered by attorneys or involved parties for the purpose of resolving a legal dispute and a judgment is made.
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