CMS Frequently Asked Questions

From 3 October 2022, Legal practitioners will be able to file most civil documents for the Magistrates' Court of Victoria electronically, using CMS Portal:


External Parties in scope for CMS Portal

CMS Portal is currently only available for legal practitioners or law firms to file in the civil jurisdiction of the Magistrates' Court of Victoria.


External Parties out of scope for CMS Portal

All other external party groups, including self-represented parties of the Magistrates' Court and Children's Court are out of scope for CMS Portal in this release, and there will be no change to how they file and interact with the court.


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This page was last updated: Thursday 29 September 2022 - 6:13pm