Most criminal offences heard by a local court are commenced by New South Wales police. If you have been charged with a criminal offence you will receive a Court Attendance Notice.
You will also receive a Court Attendance Notice if you had received a penalty notice or infringement and have chosen to have the matter heard by a court.
A Court Attendance Notice is a document that tells you:
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LawAssist can help you if you have a legal problem in New South Wales and are representing yourself. LawAssist explains legal procedures and forms for court and tribunal cases. LawAssist provides:
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LawAccess NSW is a free government telephone service that provides legal information, referrals and in some cases, advice for people who have a legal problem in New South Wales.
Staff at the NSW Local Court cannot give legal advice. Find out
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