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      Forster Local Court Lawyers

      Forster is one of New South Wales’ coastal towns. It is a popular tourist destination. just under 4 hrs drive from Sydney.

      How to get to Forster Local Court?

      Forster is approximately 300 kms from Sydney.  There are daily train and coach services to and from Foster and Newcastle.

      Forster Courthouse sits on Lake Street near Forster Police Station.

      How to contact Forster Local Court?

      You can contact Forster Local Court by:

      • PHONE: 1300 679 272
      • FAX: (02) 6555 8423
      • EMAIL:
      • ADDRESS:
        Lake Street
        FORSTER NSW 2428
        PO BOX 158
        FORSTER NSW 2428

      Forster Local Court List

      The Forster 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 Forster Local Court listing details of your case. You can search by your name, case number, location, date, jurisdiction, title of presiding officer and type of listing (eg. mention, sentencing, hearing, trial).

      Who is the Magistrate at Forster Local Court?

      The current presiding Magistrate at Forbes Local Court is His Honour Magistrate Peter Bugden.

      Magistrate Bugden is one of the most experienced judicial officers in New South Wales, having been a Magistrate for over 10 years.

      Astor Legal have appeared in front of Magistrate Bugden a number of times and are well-known to him. Click here to read a selection of our recent cases at Forster Courthouse.

      What cases are heard at Forster Local Court?

      The types of criminal cases heard in Forster 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

      Our team of specialist Forster Criminal Lawyers have been appearing at this Local Court for years. We have received a host of awards and accolades for our work.

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

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