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Duty registrars can assist parties by providing information about district court procedures in civil matters and in residual jurisdiction matters. They do not give legal advice and can only help with simple procedural questions.
Duty registrars will answer queries directed to them by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The duty registrar can assist with the following:
The duty registrar may provide procedural advice in relation to proceedings that have been commenced and proceedings that are to be commenced. The duty registrar may also advise on the relevant approved form.
Procedural assistance by the duty registrar is primarily for unrepresented litigants. Lawyers are expected to have undertaken their own research before approaching the duty registrar for procedural advice.
The duty registrar is an officer of the court and must remain impartial.
The duty registrar is not permitted to:
For legal advice you should consult an independent lawyer.
01 Aug 2020
We acknowledge the traditional owners and custodians of the land on which we work and we pay respect to the Elders, past, present and future.