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Courts Tasmania

Civil Litigants

Beginning an action

In civil litigation the parties are generally responsible for conducting the litigation. They do this by:

The process of bringing a civil action to trial in the Supreme Court of Tasmania is set out in Part 22 - Trials of the Supreme Court Rules 2000. Part 22 consists of the following Divisions:

Court Etiquette

Court fees and percentages

Fees and percentages to be taken in all proceedings, including Probate actions.

Expenses of Execution

Costs of a writ of execution which may be directed to be levied.

Legal Advice

See the Legal Aid Commission web site for details of their services.