How do I look up court cases in Victoria?

To track a case, visit the EFAS website and:

  1. find the case – or person – you want to track by using the ‘browse court’ or ‘case search’ tab.
  2. click on the case number you want to track.
  3. enter your details, in the ‘case tracking’ section, at the bottom of the case you have opened.
  4. click the ‘submit details’ button.

How do you address a magistrate in local court?

Local Court Magistrates should be addressed as “Your Honour” in court, as “Magistrate …” outside of court.

How do you name a court case?

(In the trial court, the first name listed is the plaintiff, the party bringing the suit. The name following the “v” is the defendant. If the case is appealed, as in this example, the name of the petitioner (appellant) is usually listed first, and the name of the respondent (appellee) is listed second.

What is a judge’s ruling called?

Judgment: A court decision. Also called a decree or an order.

How do I write a letter to the magistrate?

Make sure it is typed or handwritten neatly, as well as signed and dated. Explain why you are writing the letter. Accept responsibility for your actions. Give a bit of background information about yourself, and mention a clean driving record, or lack of previous criminal convictions.

Do you abbreviate case names in text?

So, the short answer is “it depends.” If the case is cited in text, the first word would never be abbreviated, unless it’s a widely known acronym.

What are 3 types of judgement?

Three Kinds of Judgement

  • Analytic judgements have no descriptive content.
  • Synthetic judgements have just descriptive content.
  • Evaluative judgements go beyond descriptive content.

How do you write a judgement in law?

It is worthwhile to keep the following basic rules in mind while writing a judgment: ● Reasoning should be intelligible and logical. Clarity and precision should be the goal. Use of strange and difficult words and complex sentences should be avoided. A judge cannot use his personal knowledge of facts in a judgment.