Representing yourself in court
Magistrates, District and Supreme Courts
This website is designed to help self-represented litigants navigate the often complex court system.
However, the information on this website should not be taken as legal advice and you may wish to consult with a lawyer about complex legal matters.
Legal Aid Queensland and community legal centres may be able provide free legal advice about your case (certain conditions may apply).
As a self-represented litigant, you should familiarise yourself with court etiquette and procedures. The following steps may help you to find the information you need.
- Go to the court where your case will be heard and look for a heading that deals with your type of case.
- If your case involves a dispute about money, you may find helpful information in the following areas:
- General information about filing documents, laws and court rules is available in the following areas: