Welcome to the Magistrates Court of Western Australia
The Magistrates Court of Western Australia has multiple registries located around the State to deal with:
Self help guide for Magistrates Court criminal trials
Representing yourself at a Magistrates Court criminal trial is a new online self help guide created by Legal Aid WA and the Geraldton Resource Centre. It contains practical information for people representing themselves in a criminal trial in the Magistrates Court, from preparing for trial right through to the court verdict. Go to Criminal Matters for more information and a link to the resource.
Increase in court fees
Please be aware that court fees for Magistrates Court of Western Australia have been increased and come into effect from 1 July 2015. The new fees are available on the fees page.