Guardianship and Administration Board

The Guardianship and Administration Board respect the rights of people with disabilities to make their own decisions wherever possible, and when it is not possible, to ensure that processes that they employ are accessible, impartial, expeditious, highly competent and result in just decisions by the Board.

Checklist for representing yourself

Do you want to represent yourself?  Legal Aid or community legal services can provide some advice to assist you to make that decision.

Organisation Address: 166 Macquarie Street, Hobart, TAS, 7000, Australia

Phone: (03) 6223 2500

Web Address: http://www.hobartlegal.org.au/tasmanian-law-handbook/courts-lawyers-and-law/self-representation/checklist-self-representation

Link Owner: Hobart Community Legal Service

Related Links: Representing yourself

Also in: Do I need a lawyer? , Going to Court , Self-Representation

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Federal Circuit Court of Australia

The Federal Circuit Court of Australia was established by the Federal Circuit Court of Australia Act 1999 formerly the Federal Magistrates Act) and its jurisdiction at inception was conferred by the Federal Magistrates (Consequential Amendments) Act 1999. These Acts received royal assent on 23 December 1999.

Organisation Address: 39-41 Davey Street, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

Phone: 1300 352 000

Web Address: http://www.federalcircuitcourt.gov.au/wps/wcm/connect/fccweb/home

Link Owner: Federal Circuit Court of Australia

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Plea of Guilty

Most charges are dealt with as a plea of guilty. This is where the defendant admits to the charge. Often this happens after negotiations with prosecution (normally through a lawyer). This may result in a more serious charge being dropped and replaced with a less serious charge.

Organisation Address: 166 Macquarie Street, Hobart, TAS, 7000, Australia

Phone: (03) 6223 2500

Web Address: https://www.hobartlegal.org.au/handbook/the-criminal-justice-system/appearing-in-court/plea-of-guilty/

Link Owner: Hobart Community Legal Service Inc

Also in: Self-Representation

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Relationships Australia and dispute resolution and mediation

Dispute Resolution & Mediation endeavours to help those experiencing difficulties resolving disputes and/or reaching agreements in relation to property settlement, financial matters, neighbourhood, family and community disputes. Information, advice and Dispute Resolution can also offered to assist with parenting arrangements.

Organisation Address: 20 Clare Street, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

Phone: 1300 364 277

Web Address: http://www.tas.relationships.org.au/services/family-dispute-resolution-mediation

Link Owner: Relationships Australia

Related Links: Mediation and dispute resolution links , Alternative dispute resolution options

Also in: Family & Relationships , Mediation Services

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