If you are a respondent in a de facto jurisdiction matter or simply want to understand how a respondent case is constructed, the Respondent Case Outline is for you. Case outlines are used by the courts in Family Law matters to bring a case together in a clear and simple way. The purpose of a case outline is to give the judge a broader picture of the case your legal team will be presenting.
A case outline does not have to be highly detailed and is a framework upon which final submissions will be constructed. Our Respondent Case Outline details a de facto jurisdiction matter from the Respondents perspective.
If you are drafting your own case outline you need to understand the basic framework: