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Dumbarton Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court

Sheriffdom orders

The following Sheriffdom guidance, information and practice notes apply to this court.

Please also refer to the Rules and Practice section of the website.

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Order No. 4 of 2022 - Act of CourtPDF86.09 KB16 Sep, 2022 Download
Act of Court Holidays 2023PDF260.76 KB22 Jul, 2022 Download
Management of Proceedings in the Sheriff Courts (July 2022)PDF181.07 KB20 Jul, 2022 Download
Guidance for Court Users - Child Welfare HearingsPDF172.56 KB13 Jul, 2022 Download
Management of Summary Cause Proceedings Housing (Scotland) Act 2001PDF193.24 KB11 Jul, 2022 Download
North Strathclyde Order of Court No 2 of 2022PDF45.27 KB06 Jun, 2022 Download
JP Court restart and transfer of LGH JP Court businessPDF49.74 KB19 May, 2022 Download
Electronic submisison of documents No2 26.06.20PDF254.38 KB19 May, 2022 Download
Civil Business No 5PDF273.35 KB19 May, 2022 Download
Amended Act of Court for Public Holidays in July Aug Sept 2020PDF82.40 KB19 May, 2022 Download
Coronavirus Guidance Civil Business No 4PDF357.22 KB19 May, 2022 Download
Coronavirus Order No. 4 - Criminal Business - 1 June 2020PDF236.20 KB19 May, 2022 Download
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Contact details


Postal address

Sheriff Court House
Church Street
Dumbarton
G82 1QR

 

Main telephone

01389 763266

Sheriff Clerk / Main contact

Andrea Dyer

Civil department contact

01389 736464

All commissary work carried out

Criminal department contact

01389 736434

DX

500597

Fax

01389 764085

Email

dumbarton@scotcourts.gov.uk

Jury helpline

01389 736426

Accessibility contact

If you want to contact us using text relay please follow the guidance at this link -  the Next Generation Text Service

If you require the support of an interpreter when you contact a court (by phone or attend in person), a telephone interpretation service is available.  To access this service ask for telephone interpreting and the language required. This service is NOT available during actual court proceedings.

If you use British Sign Language (BSL) and wish to phone us using a sign language interpreter, you can use the online video relay interpreting service. For more information see the contactSCOTLAND website. www.contactscotland-bsl.org

Directions


Use the Journey Planner for public transportation information.

By bus

For up to date timetables or to plan your journey visit FirstGroup or use the journey planner.

By rail

The nearest train station is Dumbarton central station which is a five minute walk from the court. Visit ScotRail or National Rail Enquiries for train times.

By car

There is a public car park within the grounds of the court house and several disabled parking spaces at the front of the building. There are also several free car parks within a short distance of the court building.

By taxi

There is a taxi rank just off the High Street in Dumbarton town centre, which is within a few minutes walk of the court building.

By air

The nearest airport is Glasgow Airport which is approximately 12 miles away.


On arrival


On arrival, please report to the main reception desk. You will be directed from there as to where you need to go within the building. On occasion you may be asked to pass through airport type screening and your bags or briefcases may be searched.

If you are attending for jury duty please report to the main reception desk where you will be directed to a court or waiting room.

Wheelchair users can access the building through the main entrance. A lift is available for access to the first floor which is where the court rooms are located. The public offices are on the ground floor of the building.

Facilities


There is a cafe/tea bar on the ground floor (near the reception desk) which provides light refreshments. This is open from 09:00 to 13:30. There are also a number of local cafés and restaurants near to the court building.

If you are sitting on a jury, lunch and refreshments will be provided for you if the court sits into the afternoon.

A loop induction service is available in all courtrooms for people who have hearing difficulties. Please contact the main reception desk if you require to use this facility. The public offices also have a loop system available at the public counters.

Pay a Fine


 

Opening times


Mon - Thurs: 09:00 - 17:00

Fri: 09:00 - 16:30

The switchboard is available 08:30-17:00 on Mondays to Thursdays and 08:30-16:30 on Fridays.

Please note our offices will close at 2.00pm on the last Friday of every month for staff training. The building will only remain open until the days court business is finished on these days

Public Holidays


2022

January 3, 4
April 15, 18
May 2
June 2, 3
July 18
September 26
December 5, 26, 27

 

Complaints


Please refer to the complaints and feedback page.

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