Magistrates Court Legal Advice Service
MCLAS deals with disputes that fall within the Minor Civil Claims jurisdiction.
This service does not include criminal matters, civil matters outside the Minor Civil Claims jurisdiction, family law or personal injury claims. The types of matters dealt with include:
|Fencing disputes||Building disputes|
|Claims in negligence||Contractual disputes and other types of matters|
MCLAS encourages people to resolve disputes by mediation before they get to court. To find out about mediation, explore the following:
Please remember to bring copies of any paperwork relevant to your matter to your first appointment. For further enquiries to make an appointment, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or contact us:
Appointments are on the hour at 10am, 11am, 12pm and 1pm.
Telephone: (08) 8204 2444 Location: Magistrates Court Victoria Square Adelaide at 260 Victoria Square, Adelaide
MCLAS students in this video step you through what to expect at your first interview with us. It will assist you with thinking about your problem and ensure you bring what we need to assist you.
MCLAS students have prepared a mini-series providing you with a step-by-step guide on how to serve documents upon another party according to the law.
MCLAS students have prepared an easy to use referral guide designed to assists members of the community with the access to justice they need. They have compiled a guide that focusses on all areas of law and provides services that offer free legal assistance for those areas of concern. This referral guide is useful for both members of the public and community services.
Please follow the step by step guide below on how to fill in court firms.
Final notice claim
Making a claim
Applying to sign judgment