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      Armidale Local & District Court

      If you need to attend Armidale Local & District Court, contact Astor Legal and see how one of our expert criminal & traffic lawyers can help you. We can provide an obligation-free case assessment and a quote over the phone for most matters.

      How to Contact Albury Courthouse?

      The contact details for Armidale Courthouse are:

      Armidale is one of Australia’s oldest cities. It has several ‘heritage listed’ sites, including the Post office, railway station and St Peter’s Cathedral.

      How do I get to Armidale Court House?

      Armidale is approximately one-hour drive from Tamworth. It can also be reached from Sydney by CountryLink train, which has daily services.

      Alternatively, Armidale Airport is close to the town centre. Our lawyers prefer to fly and then take a rental car into town.

      Armidale Courthouse is on Moore Street. It accommodates both the District and Local Court.

      Armidale Local Court List

      The Armidale Local Court List sets out the time, date, and location of all court matters, which can be up to three weeks in the future and one week in the past.

      You can click here to search for the Armidale Local Court listing details of your case. You can search by your name, case number, location, date, jurisdiction, the title of presiding officer and type of listing (e.g., mention, sentencing, hearing, trial).

      Who is the Magistrate at Armidale Local Court?

      The current presiding Magistrate at Armidale Local Court is His Honour Magistrate Holmes.

      Astor Legal has appeared in front of Magistrate Holmes several times. Click here to read about some of our Armidale Local Court example cases.

      Who is the Judge at Armidale District Court?

      The current presiding Judge at Armidale District Court is His Honour Judge Warwick Hunt.

      Before his appointment to the bench, His Honour worked as a solicitor for Legal Aid NSW and was recognised as an accredited specialist in criminal law. He also practised as a criminal barrister.

      Judge Hunt was also a member of the Consumer Claims Tribunal, the Residential Tenancies Tribunal and the Residential Building Disputes Tribunal.

      Astor Legal has appeared in front of Judge Hunt several times in trials and sentencing matters.

      What cases are heard at Armidale Court House?

      The types of criminal cases heard in Armidale Local Court include:

      • Drug possession and drug supply cases
      • Drink driving, driving whilst suspended or disqualified, and other traffic cases
      • Sexual touching (formerly ‘Indecent assault’) and child abuse material cases
      • Common assault and assault occasioning actual bodily harm cases
      • Apprehended violence orders (AVOs)
      • Firearms offences
      • Fraud, larceny and property damage offences
      • Bail applications, sentencing proceedings, section 14 mental health applications and defended hearings

      The types of cases heard in Armidale District Court include:

      • Sexual assault cases
      • Major fraud cases
      • Drug cases, including supply, manufacture, cultivation and importation
      • Serious assaults such as ‘grievous bodily harm’ cases
      • Break and enter cases
      • Robbery cases
      • Sentencing and trials (both judge-alone as well as jury trials)
      • Appeals against Local Court decisions as to convictions and/or severity of sentence

      If you would like to speak to a criminal or traffic lawyer who can assist you with a matter at Armidale Local Court or District Court, contact us or call (02) 7804 2823.

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