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Jul

23

Threatened or Actual Physical Violence

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Where there is threatened or actual physical violence that person can apply to their local Magistrates Court to take out a Peace and Good Behaviour order pursuant the Peace and Good Behaviour Act. Your local Magistrates Court and Legal Aid Office can provide you with comprehensive guides in relation to the procedure required together with relevant forms. […]

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Jul

23

Small Claims Tribunal

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The Small Claims Tribunal was set up to offer a cheap and simple alternative to bringing a small claim before a court. You may find yourself confronted with the prospect of a hearing before the Tribunal if you are involved in a dispute that involves an amount under $7,500 and/or when the dispute is about: […]

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Jul

23

Queensland Court System

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Facing the courts system in Queensland can be a daunting process without the assistance of a lawyer experienced in dealing with the courts at all levels. It is the nature of the dispute or the type of offence that determines which court a matter will be heard in.  All of the courts can determine both criminal […]

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Jul

23

Magistrates Court

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The Magistrates Court is the busiest court in Queensland. It is the first stop for all criminal matters and many civil matters. There are 82 courthouses in Queensland. A stipendiary magistrate presides over the magistrates court, makes all decisions and delivers judgments. The magistrate wears robes but no wig and is referred to as “Your […]

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