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The court list search service now lets you search for cases up to three weeks in advance and one week in the past. You can search for cases on the web, or search court lists by downloading apps for Android or iOS devices.

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Which forms can you file online?

More than 55 civil forms and several crime forms are available for online filing. See the list of available forms.

Dealing with disputes

Community Justice Centres (CJC) provide a FREE mediation service to help resolve almost any kind of dispute. You can access mediation directly before you lodge your court forms - just call 1800 990 777 or visit www.cjc.justice.nsw.gov.au.

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Speedier subpoena filing

You can now prepare multiple subpoenas for the same case before paying for them.

Watch this video about How to issue a subpoena on one or more recipients.

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Watch other 'how to' videos

The most recent additions to our suite of videos include Online Court and How to file a Notice of Motion to pay by Instalments.

If you are new to the Online Registry website, take a look at our most popular video content which includes how to register when representing yourself, file a Statement of Claim online or make driver's licence and vehicle registration appeals and more. Watch videos.

Google Chrome is best

This website works best with Google Chrome. However, if you regularly file forms via XML, you will not be able to file multiple forms online via Chrome, as this function is no longer supported. We recommend using Mozilla Firefox 24.0 (for Windows PCs) or Apple Safari 5.1.7 (for Macs). More about browser and system requirements.

Need legal help?

Call LawAccess NSW on 1300 888 529

LawAccess NSW is a free government service that provides legal information, referrals and in some cases, advice for people who have a legal problem in NSW.

Online Court

Legal practitioners who are registered with the Online Registry website, and all registered users who have matters in the Land and Environment Court, can now access Online Court to manage interlocutory or procedural matters in New South Wales.

The service allows parties in a case to make, consent or counter requests for civil matters in the:

Each jurisdiction has its own procedures to be followed in Online Court, as well as specific cut-off times. When you login to use the service, you can select your jurisdiction from the drop-down list on your dashboard. Once you have made or responded to a request, an officer of the court will make an order or message the parties.

You should check your dashboard regularly to find out if orders have been made, or whether you will need to attend court.