In preparation for the new UCR forms, the following changes have been made to the relevant SA litigation matter types:
Matter type changes include:
Client, Other side and Other side’s solicitor Substitutions to all provide for Applicant, Applicant’s solicitor, Appellant, Appellant’s solicitor, Respondent and Respondent’s solicitor in accordance with the Uniform Civil Rules 2020. The Substitution defaults will be set to Client = Applicant, Other side = Respondent, Other side’s solicitor = Respondent’s solicitor. The UCR forms are coded for Applicant/Respondent and where applicable Appellant.
Interested Party card added to the matter default table types.
Third Party card added to the matter default table types.
Court details table updated as follows:
- Full Court or Minor Civil new drop-down list
- List type new drop-down list which includes Building & Construction List, Commercial List, Corporations List, Dust Diseases List, Fast Track List, Possessions List, Special Classification List, Personal Injuries List
- Removal of Division and Registry fields from the table.
Debt Recovery Matter type changes include:
In addition to the above matter type changes, the Garnishee table type has also been added as a default table to the Debt Recovery matter type.
Firm Details updates:
Addition of “F Code” in Firm Details for South Australia.
New UCR Forms:
The following new forms are now available in the Uniform Civil Rules (UCR) folder for completion in LEAP and either uploaded directly to Court SA or lodged over the counter (whichever action is applicable to each form):