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      Bega Local & District Court

      If you need to attend Bega Local & District Court, contact Astor Legal and see how one of our expert criminal & traffic lawyers can help you.

      Bega is regarded as the ‘cheese capital of Australia’. It is home to one of the world’s largest cheese factories.

      How to Contact Bega Courthouse?

      You can contact Bega Courthouse by:

      How do you get to Bega Court House?

      Bega Courthouse was built in 1881 and sits near Bega Post Office on the corner of Gipps Street and Carp Street.

      It is in the town centre and easily accessible by bus or car.

      When travelling from Sydney, our lawyers prefer flying to Bega Airport and then taking a rental vehicle into town.

      Bega Local Court List

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

      You can click here to search for the Bega 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 (eg. mention, sentencing, hearing, trial).

      Who is the Magistrate at Bega Local Court?

      The current presiding Magistrate at Bega Local Court is His Honour Magistrate Doug Dick.

      Magistrate Dick has experience with ‘Circle Sentencing Court’, an alternative court for indigenous offenders.

      Astor Legal has appeared in front of Magistrate Dick several times and is very familiar with him. Click here to read about some of our recent cases at Bega Courthouse.

      Who is the Judge at Bega District Court?

      Until recently, the presiding Judge at Bega District Court was His Honour Judge Sean Grant. Judge Grant has now moved to Albury District Court.

      At the start of 2020, the Bega District Court sittings were closed due to the bushfires.

      What cases are heard at Bega Court House?

      The types of criminal cases heard in Bega 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 Bega 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

      Our team of specialist Bega Criminal Lawyers has been appearing at regional or country courts for years. We have received a host of awards and accolades for our work.

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

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