Supreme Court of Tasmania

Going to Court

You may need to go to the Supreme Court for a number of reasons. You could be:

  • an accused person to be tried before a judge and jury, or sentenced by a judge;
  • a citizen who has been summoned for jury service;
  • a witness in either a criminal or civil trial;
  • a party in a civil trial;
  • a self represented litigant; or
  • an executor of a will.

This section of the Court's web site contains information to help you understand how the court operates.

It also contains information on:

  • legal advice;
  • costs;
  • court etiquette; and
  • practice directions of the Court

as well as links to the Supreme Court Rules and Supreme Court Forms where they are referred to.