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 information in this section explains what happens at court and will also help people prepare for a court appearance
What to wear; where to go;how to contact a court officer and how to behave
The people who will be present in the hearing of your case
Court staff can give you certain information but not legal advice
Information and resources if you want to represent yourself
The court process and what to expect when you have a criminal matter
Your case can be heard in the small claims division or the general division. Also how a civil matter is settled
Information on how to proceed if you're pleading guilty or not guilty to a fine or penalty
How applications for AVOs are heard in court and the options you have as a defendant
The Local Court aims to finish its caseload within set timeframes