Invoices, forms and worksheets

Tax invoice

Practitioners who do not use ATLAS should complete a tax invoice for all claims.

Tax invoice
PDF 20.89 KB
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The fees outlined in Payments to lawyers and service providers.

The Grants of legal assistance – guide and application form is for clients making an application for a grant of legal assistance without a lawyer, via post.

Grants of legal assistance - guide and application form
PDF 133.96 KB
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Alternatively, you can complete the accessible Word version online, and email to grants@vla.vic.gov.au

Grants of legal assistance - guide and application form (accessible version)
Word 326.79 KB
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If a person is applying for a grant of assistance with the assistance of a lawyer, the lawyer must submit the application in ATLAS.

We recognise that clients have many preferences for communication. Consent for Centrelink records can be provided by telephone. Practitioners must keep a complete record on how verbal consent was obtained. The file note also contains authorisation for practitioners to lodge client applications through Victoria Legal Aid's ATLAS grants management system.

VLA Client Centrelink consent and declaration-filenote
Word 195.88 KB
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The practitioners will also be required to complete their own declaration and maintain it on their file.

Application for legal assistance – telephone declaration record
Word 194.97 KB
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General forms

Proof of means

Civil law worksheets

Child protection worksheets

Child protection worksheet – parent or third party applicant
Word 235 KB
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Children, Youth and Families Act 2005 worksheet – Children’s Court (Family Division) – contested interim or final hearing exceeding 10 days
Word 187.52 KB
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Commonwealth family law worksheets

Criminal law

Quality tools

Indictable checklists for non-sexual offences

Indictable checklists for sexual offences

Court of Appeal checklists and fact sheets

Other checklists

Crime – worksheets

Medical expert report worksheet
Word 241 KB
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Contested committals exceeding four days
Word 188.08 KB
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County Court appeal worksheet
Word 191 KB
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Instructing/co-counsel worksheet and attendance record
Word 60.5 KB
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Summary crime worksheet – state guilty
Word 223 KB
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Summary crime worksheet – state not guilty
Word 236.12 KB
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Youth crime worksheet
Word 191.5 KB
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Crime – additional preparation

Medical expert report worksheet
Word 241 KB
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Preparation fees worksheet – junior counsel
Excel 29.87 KB
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Preparation fees worksheet – counsel
Excel 29.85 KB
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Preparation fees worksheet – solicitor
Excel 28.99 KB
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Civil/coronial inquest – additional preparation

Civil/coronial inquest fees worksheet – counsel
Excel 26.86 KB
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Civil/coronial inquest fees worksheet – senior counsel
Excel 26.9 KB
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Civil/coronial inquest fees worksheet – solicitor
Excel 25.47 KB
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Consolidation of criminal charges, traffic prosecutions, bail applications – worksheets
Word 177.88 KB
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More information

If you have any questions about these forms and worksheets, see Contact us.

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