Resources and tools

If you decide to represent yourself in court, you’ll need to familiarise yourself with court etiquette and procedures. Below are links to information that will assist you.

Legal advice versus procedural advice

What the court registry staff can and can’t provide

Glossary (PDF, 1.25MB)

Download this list of common court, tribunal and legal terms

Queensland's courts

Information about the court where your case will be heard

Search for a court file

Use party search facilities and apply to search and copy certain documents used in civil and criminal cases in Queensland

General information

Money disputes

Applying for a judgment in a money dispute and, where needed, enforcing the judgment

Obtaining a trial date (callover)

Process for obtaining a trial date in the District Court or callover in the Supreme Court

Useful links

Links to other Australian courts, government agencies, resource information and other support