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The County Court is an intermediate court in the Victorian Court hierarchy. The Court has a civil and criminal jurisdiction and can hear all matters except Murder, Manslaughter and Treason cases.
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Latest News

October 31, 2014

The Vexatious Proceedings Act 2014 commences today, 31 October 2014. This Act introduces a comprehensive new regime for the management and prevention of vexatious litigation.

October 15, 2014

An amended checklist for solicitors issuing subpoenas at the County Court is now available in the Subpoenas and

October 15, 2014

Leading up to the Christmas vacation and taking into account the vacation period from 24 December 2014 to 9 January 2015, Registry has prepared a document (attached below) which solicitors can foll

October 8, 2014

On the 6 October 2014, the County Court Scale of Costs was repealed by virtue of the County Court (Chapter 1 Costs Amendment) Rules 2014.

August 1, 2014

New rules in relation to suppression orders under the Open Courts Act 2013 come into effect today, 1 August 2014.

Recent Decisions

November 2014

November 10, 2014
Judge Meredith
November 5, 2014
Judge Dean

October 2014

October 9, 2014
Judge Taft
October 6, 2014
Judge Cohen
October 6, 2014
Judge Hannan