The Magistrates Court of South Australia is the lowest level court in the state.

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The Magistrates Court of South Australia is the lowest level court in the state.

The Magistrates Court has a criminal and a civil jurisdiction.

The criminal jurisdiction deals with summary offences which may be dealt with by a fine, imprisonment of up to two years, community service or a good behaviour bond.

The civil jurisdiction hears cases seeking damages up to $100,000.00 and has a minor civil jurisdiction hearing cases up to $25,000.00.

Our lawyers attend the following suburban Magistrate courts:

Our lawyers also attend the following country courts:

Further information about the Magistrates Court can be obtained from the Courts Administration website.