South Eastern Centre Against Sexual Assault & Family Violence

Going to court

For Family & Friends, Female Survivors, Male Survivors, Workers, Young People

Tags: Child Abuse, Child Sexual Abuse, Legal Information, Rape

Author: Department of Human Services

In Victoria, all criminal cases against adults begin in the Magistrates’ Court. Most criminal cases against people aged over 10 and under 18 at the time of the offence are dealt with by the Children’s Court.  The following pages contain information for victim/survivors about these courts.

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