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:
- Adelaide Magistrates Court
- Elizabeth Magistrates Court
- Port Adelaide Magistrates Court
- Christies Beach Magistrates Court
Our lawyers also attend the following country courts:
- Berri Magistrates Court
- Mount Barker
- Mount Gambier
- Murray Bridge
- Port Augusta
- Port Pirie
- Victor Harbor
Further information about the Magistrates Court can be obtained from the Courts Administration website.