How do I look up court cases in Qld?

Search civil files (eCourts) Use the Supreme and District Courts’ eCourts party search facility to find file details based on the party name, file number and other criteria. Also find instructions on using the application and a list of the files currently available.

Where can I find out the sentence someone got in court?

Simply visit the court clerk and request a copy of the sentencing record. Remember: These are public records. Local law enforcement agencies might have access to these records as well. If nothing else, they should be able to tell you where to locate them.

Are court records public in Australia?

During court cases, records are kept of everything that is said by the judge, jury and witnesses while court is in session. These records are sometimes accessible to the public.

How do I find out the results of a court case?

Call the court where your hearing was held. Depending on the court, you might be able to call the court clerk and ask about the hearing result. Depending on the court’s procedure, the clerk may be able to give you the results of your hearing over the phone.

How do I find someone’s criminal record in Australia?

A national criminal record check can be obtained online via the Australian National Character Check website. Most criminal record checks are dispatched to applicants within 24 to 48 hours, with the remaining that get referred for manual processing taking longer.

How do I access my court documents?

Most documents in federal courts – appellate, district, and bankruptcy – are filed electronically, using a system called Case Management/Electronic Case Files (CM/ECF). The media and public may view most filings found in this system via the Public Access to Court Electronic Records service, better known as PACER.

Can you search and copy court documents in Queensland?

Anyone can apply to search and copy certain documents used in civil and criminal cases in Queensland. You can apply online to search and copy documents held in the Supreme, District and Magistrates Courts.

Where can I find magistrates court records in Brisbane?

To search or copy Magistrates Court records held outside the Brisbane CBD, contact the relevant Magistrates Court registry. Apply to search and copy Court of Appeal documents and exhibits. Apply to search and copy certain documents used in Land Court and Land Appeal Court proceedings.

Where can I find divorce records in Queensland?

Contact the Family Law Courts to view or copy records relating to divorces after 1974. Contact the Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal (QCAT), which holds these records.

Where can I find the court decisions in Queensland?

Most are published on the Supreme Court Library Queensland website. There you’ll also find decisions from the Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal and the Queensland Industrial Relations Commission. Note: Not all court decisions are published.