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A magistrates' court is a lower court where, in several jurisdictions, all criminal proceedings start. Also some civil matters may be dealt with here, such as family proceedings.

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    QLD Perjury - Magistrates Court Civil Claim

    I have a Civil Claim for 'debt' in the Magistrates Court. The defendant, in their filed Defence of the Claim, has knowingly made a false statement which I can prove to be false via documentation. The question being, does that false statement represent 'perjury' or does it need to get into the...
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    VIC Law

    Hi. I got told to attend Bendigo Magistrate court 2 days ago at 11.30. On arrival at 11.05 the clerk told me to have my phone ready as it would be heard at 12.00. I told him I had evidence that on the day i was pulled over i had only accumulated 10 demerit points and was pleading not guilty. He...
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    VIC Impact of COVID on a court case

    Hi there. I am scheduled to appear at the Melbourne Magistrates court in early December for a mention hearing. I was wondering if the date is likely to be impacted by the recent stage 4 COVID restrictions, even though its not for a while yet. I am currently in NSW so have to make plans for how...
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    VIC Impact of COVID on the court process

    Hi there. I am scheduled to appear at the Melbourne Magistrates court in early December for a mention hearing. I was wondering if the date is likely to be impacted by the recent stage 4 COVID restrictions, even though its not for a while yet. I am currently in NSW so have to make plans for how...
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    I have a judgment but the defendant hasn't paid

    A mutual agreement was made on 29/07/2019 for the sale of goods valued at $780.00AUD, note that it was via an online platform ( i'm based in Canberra, she is in Brisbane) . They buyer sent a false 'proof of payment' screenshot in which by then i had already sent the items to her. We've been...
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    Magistrates Court Recordings

    Hi, I’m a victim of crime and want to get a court recording from the magistrates court for the plea and sentence hearings. The sentence hearing was late last year so I’m assuming the recordings are available. Can you advise what reason I should indicate in the application.
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    WA Strata title and unpaid levies and form 3 notice to Magistrates Court

    Hi, I jointly own a unit in Perth WA (bought off the plan) with many building faults which have not been rectified and directly affect our unit (water ingress, consequential damage to laminated flooring which had gone mouldy and mouldings that had rotted and snapped in the process - this has...
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    VIC 12 months summary offence time limit?

    I have a family member that breached my intervention order in Nov 2018, breach is related to Ato. ATO didn't notify us of the breach until almost September 2019, we subsequently reported to the police. The told us it's a summary offence and there is a 12 months time limit which ends Nov 2019...
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    QLD Getting My Police Clearance for Visa Purposes?

    Hi, My name is Raj. I have been charged at magistrates court in 2012 (Queensland) January and fined $500 which is already paid. It was all about stealing stuff from the shop and I feel guilty that time. Now I have checked with court they said there is no conviction recorded. So is it possible...
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    WA Default judgement from magistrates court for debt

    Hello my question is I have received a default judgement of $26,797.62 with interest the claim has included a fraud judgement also cost of default judgement which is around $250. The unsecured creditor has told me their intentions to declare me bankrupt. So my question is should I wait for...