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Welcome to the website of the New South Wales Local Court

The Local Court hears the majority of criminal and summary prosecutions in NSW and civil cases up to $100,000. Read more in About Us.

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Online Services

File civil forms online and track the progress of your case via the Online Registry website.

Fines, penalty notices and infringements

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Payment options and court levies

Going to court for a penalty notice


​Disputes with neighbours

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Fencing problems

Noise related problems

Apprehended Violence Orders


Family, relationships and

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Family law

Apprehended Violence Orders (AVOs)

Power of attorney

Enduring guardianship

Money and debt

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Money and debt

Someone owes you money

You owe someone money

Sentencing in criminal cases

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Paying fines and judgments

Time in custody

Appeals against Local Court decisions

The information on this site is a guide only and is not legal advice - see disclaimer.