Courts, sentencing and tribunals


  1. Pay a court fine

    The only service you can use to pay your court fine online, or by telephone using a credit or debit card.

  2. Drugs penalties

    The penalties if you are caught taking or dealing drugs - drug classification, fines and prison sentences

  3. Court and tribunal fees

    Pay civil or family court fees or tribunal fees, get help with fees if you're on a low income or getting benefits

  4. Check if you can get legal aid

    Find out if you can get legal aid, which can help pay for legal advice, family mediation or representation in court or at a tribunal if you can’t afford it

  5. Get help paying court and tribunal fees

    Get money off your court or tribunal fees if you do not have much in savings, and get certain benefits or have a low income

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Guidance and regulation

  1. Court of Appeal cases fixed for hearing (Criminal Division)
  2. Immigration and asylum daily court lists
  3. Employment tribunal offices and venues
  4. HMCTS Civil Business Centres performance information
  5. CE-File system information and support advice
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News and communications

  1. The Commissioners for HM Revenue and Customs v Investec Asset Finance PLC and another: [2018] UKUT 0413 (TCC)
  2. Mr P Rogers v Sainsbury's Supermarkets Ltd: 2301111/2018
  3. Mr L Cousins v Thanet Community Transport Association: 2301623/2018
  4. Miss C Nicolaou v Wm Morrison Supermarkets plc: 2301972/2018
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Research and statistics

  1. Children Order Bulletin July to September 2018
  2. County Court Bulletin July to September 2018
  3. High Court Bulletin July to September 2018
  4. Mortgages: Actions for Possession Bulletin July to September 2018
  5. Factors influencing the progress, timescales and outcomes of housing cases in county courts
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Policy papers and consultations

  1. Considering the case for a Housing Court: call for evidence
  2. Possible changes to the Upper Tribunal Rules arising from trade remedies appeals
  3. Wandsworth County Court and Blackfriars Crown Court: proposal on their future
  4. Courts and Tribunals (Judiciary and Functions of Staff) Act 2018
  5. Tackling racial disparity in the criminal justice system: 2018
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Transparency and freedom of information releases

  1. Scotland employment tribunal user group minutes, October 2018
  2. Administrative Court office user group minutes, November 2018
  3. HMCTS reform programme: reform update
  4. East London employment tribunal user group minutes, September 2018
  5. South East Region Reading Employment Tribunal user group minutes, April 2018
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