Helpful Information Criminal law
Appealing to the District Court (Pamphlet)
Information about how to make an appeal if you have attended a Local or Children’s Court and are not happy about the decision that the court made.
Applying for Supreme Court bail (Pamphlet)
Being on bail means you are not in gaol as you wait for your case to come on. This brochure explains when you can get bail and the things you should know before you apply to the Supreme Court for bail.
Are you facing a committal? (Pamphlet)
If you are facing a committal, you will have been charged with a serious offence which is unlikely to be finalised in the Local Court. This brochure outlines what happens at a committal hearing and explains what you need to do afterwards.
Character references (Pamphlet)
This pamphlet explains how character references can help you if you are going to court.
Domestic violence offences: information for defendants (Pamphlet)
This brochure provides information for defendants who have been charged with a domestic violence offence, and what happens at court.
Drink driving charges and you (Pamphlet)
This brochure helps you prepare for court and explains the penalties for drink driving.
Drugs, driving and you (Pamphlet)
This brochure explains what to do when pleading guilty to a charge of Driving Under the Influence of a Drug (DUI Drug) charge.
Get street smart: Under 18s: know your legal rights (Booklet)
This pocket book tells young people about their rights when they are dealing with police on the streets in NSW.
Going to court: guide to the Local Court for defendants (Pamphlet)
This booklet explains what to do if you have received a Court Attendance Notice for a criminal offence and have to go to a NSW Local Court.
Have you breached your parole? (Pamphlet)
This brochure outlines what happens if you breach parole.
Is someone making an AVO against you? (Pamphlet)
Courts can issue an order against you if another person claims you have been violent towards them. This brochure explains when the court can make an order and what you can do.
Reviewing Local Court decisions (Pamphlet)
Application for Annulment (or what to do if you missed court)
Understanding bail (Pamphlet)
Helping you understand and apply for bail.