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​​​​​​​​​​​Representing Y​ourself ​

Courtroom SceneThe practical guides and resources in this section will help you deal with your legal problem or represent yourself in a court or tribunal. You will find step-by-step guides for going to court, as well as sample forms and answers to your frequently asked questions.​

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Debt

Are you owed money or being chased for a debt?  This topic has information for people dealing with debts.

Car accidents

Have you had an accident? This topic has information about dealing with a claim for damage to a motor vehicle as a result of a car accident.​

Recovery of goods

Do you have a dispute about goods?
This topic has information for people who are recovering or being chased for goods.​

​​​Local Court - Small Claims

Are you going to the local court about a debt? This topic has information for people who owe or are owed a debt of $10,000 or less and are going through the court process.​

Fences

Do you have a dispute with your neighbour about a dividing fence?
This topic has information about fencing and boundary disputes.

Employment rights

Have you been fired or are you owed workplace entitlements?
This topic has information about what you can do if you are dismissed or not paid what you are owed.​

AVOs

Do you want to apply for, or have to respond to, an AVO?
This topic has information about making, and responding to, an application. ​

Fines

Have you got a fine?
This topic has information about dealing with fines, including how to challenge a fine in court.

Driving offences and crime

Have you been charged with a driving or criminal offence?
This topic has information about responding to the charge.​


After someone dies

There are often many things to do after someone dies, including notifying people, making funeral arrangements and dealing with the deceased person’s property.

Do you have a dispute with your neighbour about noise? This topic has information about making and responding to a noise complaint.

Legal skills

This topic has information​ that may help you resolve your matter through negotiation or mediation, make a complaint, understand the legal system, the court process and how to prepare legal documents. 

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