CIVIL ADMINISTRATION: In the event that your query relate to any administrative issue which is related to your case kindly consult the relevant clerk of the court which is listed above. General enquiries of an administrative nature are to be directed to Mr Madubela (011 491 5113) or Ms Ebrahim (011 491-5098).
The Civil Section is tasked with the judicial hearing of all civil matters brought before it in terms of the Magistrate’s Court Act 32 of 1944. In addition the Equality Court created in terms of the Promotion of Equality and Prevention of Unfair Discrimination Act (Act 4 of 2000) is also part of the Civil Section.
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THE MAGISTRATES COURTS ARE THE LOWER COURTS WHICH DEAL WITH THE LESS SERIOUS CRIMINAL AND CIVIL CASES. THEY ARE DIVIDED INTO REGIONAL COURTS AND DISTRICT COURTS. IN CRIMINAL COURTS THE STATE PROSECUTES PEOPLE FOR BREAKING THE LAW.
FAMILY COURT AND REGIONAL CIVIL COURTS:The Family Courts and Regional Civil Courts are situated in a different building at 15 Market Street, Johannesburg. If your enquiry is related to any family matters (i.e. adoptions, child care, divorces, domestic violence, maintenance, etc) kindly telephone (011) 639 0300.
CRIMINAL COURT MATTERS:If your query deals with any matters (i.e. criminal matters, traffic fines, judicial enquiries into unnatural deaths etc) unrelated to private law (civil courts) in the Magistrate’s Court then kindly phone (011) 491 5000 and you will be referred to somebody that will assist you. Otherwise you are welcome to consult this list of other useful telephone numbers or follow this link for contact details of Institutions for Legal Assistance
JOHANNESBURG BRANCH COURT – HILLBROWViewThe Department of Justice and Constitutional Development vision is to have an accessible justice system that promotes constitutional values …
The Civil Section of the Johannesburg Central Magistrate’s Court is one of three judicial sections of the magistracy in the City of Johannesburg. The other two important components are the Criminal Section and the Family Courts. Equally important is the court administrative component without which the courts could scarcely function.
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CONTACT DETAILS Corner of Fox and Ntemi Piliso (previously West) Streets, Marshalltown, Johannesburg (View Map)
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CIVIL COURTS COURT NATURE OF CASES WEEKDAYS SITTINGS COMMENCEMENT TIME CLERK OF THE COURT 25 Trial Roll Call Monday – Friday 08h30 Tel: 011 491 5098 28 Section 65 Thursday 09h00 Tel: 011 491 5121 38 Equality Court Monday – Friday 09h00 Tel: 011 491 5085 1013 Motion Court Monday – Thursday 09h00 Tel: 011 491 5092 Ms Naledi Leshomo Room 1050 Hillbrow Branch Court Small Claims Court (Map) Monday – Thursday 16h45 Tel:011 491 5295 (Maxwell Mnisi)
The Civil Section is located on the First Floor of the Magistrate’s Court House situated at the corner of Fox and Ntemi Piliso (previously West) Streets, Marshalltown, Johannesburg. Court numbers 25 (Trial roll call), 28 (Section 65), 38 (Equality Court), 1013 (Motion Court and Debt Review matters) is currently utilised by the Civil Section.