Commencing and Defending Civil Proceedings in the Magistrates' Court
Legal action to recover money is commenced by filing a Complaint document with the Magistrates' Court.
A Notice of Defence is filed if you have been served with a Complaint and you wish to defend the matter.
An Application for Order is used to obtain a judgment order.
Form to be completed by plaintiff to apply for an order to be made on failure of defendant to lodge Notice of Defence
Use this Complaint form to initiate legal action in the civil jurisdiction of the Magistrates' Court of Victoria.
Form to be completed by defendant to make a Counterclaim against a plaintiff's claim where the Counterclaim must be served out of Australia.
Form to be completed by defendant to make a Counterclaim against a plaintiff's claim.
This form may be completed by a legal practitioner to certify that a party has previously made an Overarching Obligations Certification.