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 Summons and Subpoenas


For Legal Practitioners and Self –Represented Applicants/Respondents in court proceedings, having been granted leave to issue a summons or subpoena on the Department of Communities, Child Protection and Family Support can obtain information on the correct service guidelines and fees for conduct money by either:

Via e-mail to information@dcp.wa.gov.au or call 9218 5566/9218 5570 or alternatively;

For Family Court matters, further information can be obtained by clicking on the links below:

In Addition;

The fees for Conduct Monies are:

WA Independent Childrens Lawyers (“ICL”) is $30
WA Applicants/Respondents $80
Interstate Subpoena $50

All Summons and Subpoenas issued on the Department must be accompanied with a covering letter pursuant to s238 Children and Community Services Act (WA) 2004 and be addressed to:

The Proper Officer
Department of Communities 
Child Protection and Family Support
Level 6, 6- Bennett Street
East Perth
WA 6004






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