Representing yourself

You don’t have to have a lawyer when you go to court. You can represent yourself in any of Queensland’s courts as a self-represented litigant.

You can also consider alternative dispute resolution which can provide options for resolving your dispute without going through the court process.

If you’re representing yourself, you might need help to work out what steps you need to take.

Registry staff can provide general procedural information to help you figure out how to represent your case, but they can’t provide legal advice. Do not take the information on this website as legal advice. Read more about the difference between procedural and legal advice.

Below are some options for getting general assistance, support and information about court procedures: