Types of cases

Civil cases
Interest rates
Garnishee amounts
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Apprehended Violence Orders (AVOs)
Family Law

Practice and procedures

Practice Notes
Delegated powers of registrars
Local Court time standards
Find a law library

Help and support

For people with disability
Translators and interpreters
Courtroom technology and security
Feedback and complaints
Security in court
Court hire

Sentencing, orders and appeals

Sentencing in criminal cases
Diversion programs
The Magistrates Early Referral into Treatment (MERIT) Program
Coverage Statewide
Non-custodial alternatives
Paying fines and judgment amounts
Custodial sentencing options
Judgments and decisions

Alternative Dispute Resolution

ADR overview
Types of alternative dispute resolution
Other forms of dispute resolution
ADR before, during and after court
Service providers

Your legal problem is about

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Family, relationships and children
Enduring guardianship
Power of attorney
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Someone owes you money
You owe someone money
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Going to court

Your first day at court
Who's who in court?
Representing yourself
Going to court for a civil case
Settling a civil case
Local Court time standards

About us

History of the Local Court
Heritage courthouses
Specialist jurisdictions
Diversion programs
Client service charter
Local Court registries
Industrial Magistrates

Court locations, listing and sitting arrangements


Annual reviews
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Forms and Fees

Payment options for fees and fines
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02 Mar 2022

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