Information for people going to court in South Australia is provided by the Courts Administration Authority and includes advice about:
- the Supreme Court
- the District Court
- the Magistrates Court
- the Environment, Resources and Development Court
- victims and prosecution witnesses
- meanings of legal terms
- child care services.
The Courts Administration Authority provides information for jurors, including sections on:
- being called for jury duty
- people who are disqualified
- people who are ineligible
- getting paid
- employer obligations to release you for jury service.
Being a witness
The Courts Administration Authority provides information about appearing as a witness or victim with advice on:
- who can call witnesses
- attending court
- giving an oath
- criminal cases
- civil cases.
A person who had not yet turned 18 years on the day that they allegedly committed the offence is normally tried as a child. Find out more about children and the law on the Legal Services Commission website.
Victims of crime
The South Australia Police website provides information about support and counselling services for victims of crime.
Courts Administration Authority