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Courts and the legal system
Do you need a lawyer, or are you representing yourself in court? Find information about court procedures and forms. Find out about our legal system.
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A guide for people who owe or are owed a debt of $20,000 or less and are going through the court process.
This chapter covers Australia's legal system including common, statute, criminal and civil law, courts and tribunals, time limits, appeals, legal documents, and legal research.
A practical guide to defending a criminal charge in court which covers areas including arrest and questioning, bail, lawyers and self-representation, and court procedure.
An easy to read guide to solving problems with debt in NSW, including how to respond to debt recovery action in the Local Court of NSW.
This issue provides an overview of Australia's court system, federal and state, and how it fits within the legal system.
NCAT deals with a broad range of matters, from tenancy issues and building works, to decisions on guardianship and administrative review of government decisions. Find everything you need about making an application and going to the Tribunal.
Contains commentary on five key sentencing statutes and on sentencing law for specific offence categories.
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