Representing yourself in court


Jessica Richter, Solicitor


Victorians have the right to represent themselves in court. The decision should be made only after carefully considering your options. Free legal advice is available from Victoria Legal Aid. When deciding whether or not to self-represent, ask or read about the court or tribunal you are going to appear in.

This section includes the following topics:


A PDF of this chapter from The Law Handbook 2018 can be purchased for only $5.50. To purchase, visit the Fitzroy Legal Service online store.