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Court can be a complex, stressful and costly process. You should seek legal advice about your matter before coming to court. Support services may also be available to help you.
Court security officers are present on sitting days at Victorian courts. If you have concerns about your safety outside of court, contact the police.
Family violence occurs when someone who has a close personal relationship with you makes you feel afraid, powerless or unsafe.
You should seek legal advice before coming to court. You may also be eligible for assistance from community or government-funded services.
If you don’t speak or understand English, there are interpreting services available to help you contact a Magistrates’ Court.
Support is available for eligible accused persons on bail through the Court Integrated Services Program (CISP).
A way for low-level offenders to avoid a criminal record by undertaking conditions that benefit the victim, the community and themselves.
Crime can affect people in many ways. The victims of crime helpline can provide free advice and support to help manage the effects of crime.
Reaching out for help is an important first step in dealing with the issues drugs and alcohol might be causing in your life.
Court Network provides support, information and referrals to people attending court. They advocate for the needs of all court users
Documents may need to be witnessed by an authorised person before they can be accepted by a range of organisations.
Support services and programs are available to help Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander persons with legal problems and court matters.
The Youth Justice Court Advice Service (YJCAS) is a specialised youth focused service provided by the Department of Justice and Regulation.
Facing the possibility of prison can be overwhelming. There are many programs and services available to provide support.