Requesting Different Court Location

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Requesting Different Court Location

Postby remorseful » Tue Oct 07, 2014 4:09 pm

I have been charged with 3 offences relating to doing a burnout, (smoke and noise, loss of traction , careless driving) the case is due to be heard at the Melbourne Magistrates Court.

Is there any benefit to requesting a different Court, say Ringwood or Dandenong instead of Melbourne?

do different courts have different prejudice towards these sort of offences?

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Re: Requesting Different Court Location

Postby Chef » Tue Oct 07, 2014 7:55 pm

COurts dont, magistrates do.

Some of the suburban magis are hard as, as this sort of thing is their core business and they rule firmly. Others not so much.

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