Victoria's principal trial court hears and determines criminal, common law and commercial matters.
The Criminal Division hears indictable offences under Victorian and Commonwealth law, as well as appeals from the Magistrates' Court and Children's Court.
The Common Law Division has a broad jurisdiction that includes workplace, transport accident and medical negligence claims, and claims by a beneficiary under a will.
The County Court is pleased to announce that the Governor in Council has today appointed Ms Alex Wilson and Mr Matthew Phillips as Judicial Registrars of the County Court.
The County Court of Victoria is pleased to announce the appointment of Judicial Registrar Daniel Caporale as the Court’s new Chief Executive Officer.
The County Court recognises that many communities have been impacted by the recent devastating bushfires. People affected by bushfires can apply for alternative arrangements for their court matters.
Students and teachers engaged in the Victorian Certificate of Education can take advantage of a wealth of free resources.
Learn how a case unfolds by watching a short film, download a series of Legal Studies fact sheets or take a virtual tour of the Court.
Teachers can access a study guide complete with case studies, discussion points, suggested activities and questions.