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Answers to frequently asked questions from people coming to court, from people affected by family violence, from lawyers and from police.   Information for people coming to court Is my local…
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The following statement is from the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Victoria and Chair of the Courts Council, Anne Ferguson. e-Court pilots The Victorian courts and Victorian Civil and…
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The Court Fine Collection Statement you have received from Fines Victoria outlines the order of the Court, how much is owing on your fine and your payment options. For more information about this…
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The Magistrates’ Court of Victoria officially opened its adult Koori Court at Dandenong today. Koori Court, which is a division of the Magistrates’ Court, aims to address and reduce offending…
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Non-sitting days during 2020 in the Magistrates' Court of Victoria are: Wednesday 1 January 2020 (New Year's Day public holiday) Monday 27 January 2020 (Australia Day public holiday) Monday 9…
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Code Red has been declared for the Northern Country and Mallee CFA regions for Thursday, 21 November. The following courts in impacted areas will close for the day: Swan Hill Maryborough Kerang…
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The last sitting day for 2019 is Thursday 19 December 2019. The court  will resume sitting on Monday 6 January 2020. During the non-sitting period, Magistrates' Court registries across the state…
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Statement from Chief Magistrate Peter Lauritsen I have read the article appearing in the Herald Sun today regarding Magistrate Rozencwajg. I have complete confidence in the quality and competence of…
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Statement from Chief Magistrate Peter Lauritsen I wish to congratulate Her Honour Judge Lisa Hannan on her appointment as the next Chief Magistrate. Judge Hannan is a respected judicial officer and…
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Statement from Chief Magistrate There has been controversy in some sections of the media this week about the sentence imposed on Mr James Haberfield on Wednesday. I have caused a version of the…
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