Criminal and civil cases heard by NSW Local Court include bail applications, AVOs, some family law, RMS appeals.
NSW Local Court support for witnesses, victims of crimes, language support, legal help, technology, complaints and more.
NSW Local Court sentencing, judgments, orders in criminal cases and dispute resolution or orders in civil cases plus appeals of Court decisions.
NSW Local Court section on alternatives to going to court for civil matters. This includes resolution options, service providers and benefits.
NSW Local Court Practice Notes, registrars delegations, time standards
The safety and wellbeing of the community and our staff is our priority, which is why we are taking steps to protect court users and limit face-to-face contact where possible. Below is some general advice on interim court arrangements.
Changes to Local Court operations are outlined in the Chief Magistrate's communications.
Information about contacting or attending court and interim arrangements for Local Court operations
Filing documents, paying court fines or getting signatures from a registrar - COVID-19 (Coronavirus)