Queensland Courts

Do it online

Below is a list of Queensland Courts services that you can perform online. Click the service’s link to find out if you’re eligible to use that online service.

Appeal the Valuer-General’s decision on objection

Apply to the Land Court to appeal a decision on objection made by the Valuer-General about the site value or unimproved value of your land.

Apply for a domestic and family violence (DFV) protection order Apply for a domestic and family violence (DFV) protection order which combines three forms and an information guide, in to one form with help text and definitions of legal terms.
Apply for a rehearing or reopening for criminal mattersApply to have your case reheard or reopened if the case was considered in your absence or you believe the result is based on an error.

Apply for an adjournment

Apply for an adjournment online if you’re the prosecutor or legal representative for the defendant in a matter listed for mention or review in specific Brisbane Magistrates Courts.

Apply for an enforcement hearing

Apply for an enforcement hearing to summon the enforcement debtor to appear in the Magistrates Court to answer questions about their financial position.

Apply to issue a subpoena

Apply online to issue a subpoena if you are submitting a request relating to criminal proceedings before the Queensland Supreme or District Court and are a party to the proceeding.

Bailiff service and execution fees

Use our online service to find allowable fees for the service or execution of civil documents in the Magistrates Court.

Book a meeting with registry staff

Apply online for a 30-minute meeting with registry staff if you’re representing yourself in a Brisbane Supreme, District or Land Court matter and need help with court procedures.

Complete a claim and statement of claim

Complete a civil claim and statement of claim online, for filing in the Supreme, District and Magistrates Courts, to start a court action to recover money owed to you.

Complete an enforcement officer report

Use this form to recover fees and expenses incurred in the execution, or attempted execution, of an enforcement warrant in Queensland.

Contact us with questions or feedback

Use one of our online forms to ask us queries, or provide feedback about the website or our facilities.

Electronic lodgement of civil documents

Lodge Magistrates Court civil claims, statements of claim, requests for default judgment and affidavit forms online in all Magistrates Courts throughout the state.

Nominate a mover for your admission

Apply online to nominate a legal practitioner to move your application at the admissions ceremony if you’re applying to be admitted to the legal profession in Queensland.

Plead guilty

Plead guilty online if you’ve received a complaint and summons or notice to appear from a Queensland police officer in Queensland and need to appear in a Queensland Magistrates Court in relation to a minor offence.

Prospective juror questionnaire

Complete this form online if you have received a ‘Notice to prospective juror’ letter in the mail.

Registry committals

Apply for a registry committal if a person charged with a serious or indictable offence is being committed from the Magistrates Court to Supreme or District Court for sentencing or trial.

Request a courtroom booking

Request a quote to hire a room or resource in the Brisbane Supreme or District Court if you’re an eligible organisation that delivers court-related services.

Search and copy court documents

Apply online to search and copy certain documents used in civil and criminal cases.

Search and copy Court of Appeal documents

Apply online to search and copy Court of Appeal documents and exhibits.

Statement of financial position

Complete this form to disclose your financial position if you owe money to a creditor.