Family Court of Australia (Appearing for the Executor of the wife’s estate)

FAMILY LAW – INTERIM – JURISDICTION – CROSS-VESTING – Whether proceedings should be transferred to Supreme Court of New South Wales – Where the parties are engaged in several pieces of litigation in different courts – Whether transfer “in the interests of justice” – Consideration of s 5(4) of the Jurisdiction of Courts (Cross-vesting Act) 1987 – Where a judge of the Supreme Court refused an application to have related proceedings transferred to this Court – Where it is found that those proceedings involve a similar substratum of facts as an important issue in the family law proceedings – Where it is found to be in the interests of justice for the matter to be transferred to the Supreme Court.