Find out everything you need to know about going to court. This page section contains useful information for legal practitioners, self-represented litigants, teachers, students, jurors, researchers, journalists and more.
If you are considering representing yourself at court, this section will help you understand your obligations, follow our processes and find the documents and resources you need.
The Court recognises that the impact of crime can be significant and distressing and that attending court can be a daunting experience. This page is a resource for complainants, victims and witnesses of crime.
Juries bring the values, standards and expectations of our community into the courtroom. Juries are made up of citizens selected randomly.
No matter what your reason for being in court – or involved in a court matter – it is important you feel informed and supported.
Cases that have been brought to the Court without reasonable grounds or to annoy, cause delay or detriment, or achieve another wrongful purpose.
Subpoenas are legal documents compelling a witness to attend court to give evidence, or a person (or company) to produce documents for evidence.
The County Court hears and determines approximately 80 adoptions each year.
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.