Criminal trials, appeals and confiscations
This kit will help you if you are pleading not guilty to a criminal or traffic charge in the Magistrates Court and will not have a lawyer to represent you at trial.
There is also an online guide about representing yourself at trial for more help with this topic.
These kits are a guide if you want to appeal against a decision relating to your conviction or the sentence imposed for a criminal charge (or both). They have information about how much time you have to start your appeal, what you will need to do, and copies of the forms you will need to fill in and lodge with the court.
There are separate kits for appeals from:
This two-part kit explains what to do if you have been served with a freezing notice or freezing order under the Criminal Property Confiscation Act and want to object to your property being confiscated.
It is an introductory guide only. If you have receiving a freezing notice or order, you should get legal advice about your situation as soon as possible.