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Lochgilphead Justice of the Peace Court

Important arrangements during the Coronavirus outbreak

 This court is open for business, but please note the following arrangements at this time.

This court is only open to staff, judiciary, those with permanent office accommodation, media or parties who are directly involved in cases being heard in the building and who have been requested to attend at court.

Where court cases require personal appearance, intimation will have been made to parties in advance of the court date.

There is no public counter and members of the public will not be permitted to enter, unless requested by the court.

Fines can be paid online and by phone. See Fines Payment for latest information


Hub Courts for new, first instance custodies

New, first instance custody cases will continue to be heard in hub courts as first instance cases in each Sheriffdom as follows. Thereafter, if a further substantive hearing is assigned this will be to the court of local jurisdiction.


Glasgow and Strathkelvin

Glasgow Sheriff and JP Court

Lothian and Borders

Edinburgh Sheriff and JP Court (business transferring from Selkirk and Jedburgh)
Livingston Sheriff and JP Court

Tayside, Central and Fife

Dundee  Sheriff and JP Court (business transferring from Forfar and Perth)
Falkirk Sheriff and JP Court (business transferring from Stirling and Alloa)
Kirkcaldy Sheriff and JP Court (business transferring from Dunfermline)

Grampian, Highland and Islands

Inverness Sheriff and JP Court (business transferring from Elgin, Fort William, Portree, Tain and Wick. Island custody courts will be dealt with on a case by case basis)
Aberdeen Sheriff and JP Court (business transferring from Peterhead and Banff)

North Strathclyde

Paisley Sheriff and JP Court
Kilmarnock Sheriff and JP Court 
Greenock Sheriff and JP Court (business transferring from Dunoon)
Dumbarton Sheriff Court and JP Court (business transferring from Oban and Campbeltown)

South Strathclyde, Dumfries and Galloway

Ayr Sheriff Court and JP Court
Hamilton Sheriff Court and JP Court 
Dumfries Sherrif Court and JP Court (business transferring from Stranraer)
Airdrie Sheriff Court and JP Court (business transferring from Lanark)




Sheriffdom orders during Coronaviris

The following Sheriffdom Guidance, Information or Practice Notes apply to this court.

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


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Civil Business No 5PDF273.35 KB03 Jul, 2020 Download
Electronic submisison of documents No2 26.06.20PDF254.38 KB26 Jun, 2020 Download
Amended Act of Court for Public Holidays in July Aug Sept 2020PDF82.40 KB23 Jun, 2020 Download
Coronavirus Guidance Civil Business No 4PDF357.22 KB11 Jun, 2020 Download
Coronavirus Order No. 4 - Criminal Business - 1 June 2020PDF236.20 KB01 Jun, 2020 Download
Coronavirus Order No. 5 - Criminal Business - 1 June 2020PDF219.41 KB01 Jun, 2020 Download
Coronavirus Guidance - Criminal Business (No 3)PDF156.93 KB19 May, 2020 Download
Amended Act of Court 2020 (Public Holiday Custody Court Sittings)PDF34.93 KB19 May, 2020 Download
Coronavirus Guidance - Criminal Business (No 2)PDF247.87 KB10 Apr, 2020 Download
Order Transfer of Proceedings NS 26 March 2020(2)PDF132.16 KB01 Apr, 2020 Download
Order Refixing Summary Criminal Business 1PDF131.89 KB01 Apr, 2020 Download
Guidance re SCRA Cases_26 03 20PDF174.13 KB01 Apr, 2020 Download
Coronavirus Guidance - Civil Business (No 1) (24-03-20).pdfPDF142.91 KB01 Apr, 2020 Download
Coronavirus Guidance - Criminal Business (No 1) (updated)PDF145.81 KB01 Apr, 2020 Download
Coronavirus Guidance - Civil Business 25 March_PDF101.28 KB01 Apr, 2020 Download


 There is one court room within Lochgilphead Justice of the Peace Court. The Justice of the Peace Court sits at Lochgilphead on a Tuesday every four weeks and also on other days as required. Lochgilphead Justice of the Peace Court, Police Buildings, Lochnell Street, Lochgilphead, PA31 8JJ
Lochgilphead Justice of the Peace Court

Contact Details

Postal address

Lochgilphead Justice of the Peace Court,
C/o Dunoon Sheriff Court,
George Street,
Dunoon,
PA23 3BQ

 

Main telephone

0300 7900049

Sheriff Clerk / Main contact

Kim Wilson

DX

591655

Fax

01369 702191

Email

dunoon@scotcourts.gov.uk

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

Please use journey planner for public transportation information.

By bus

Local buses and buses from outlying areas stop in Lochnell Street, Lochgilphead. For more information on local buses, please see bus link.

By rail

There is no rail station in Lochgilphead or surrounding area.

By car

On street parking is free on Lochnell Street, Lochgilphead.

By taxi

A taxi rank is situated outside the court building at the green in Lochnell Street, Lochgilphead (outside the public toilets).

On Arrival

On arrival please make your way through the public entrance and into the court.

If you are a witness, a member of court staff or Witness Service staff will direct you to the appropriate witness room.

Facilities

There are no refreshment facilities available at Lochgilphead Justice of the Peace Court.

There are several cafes located in both Lochnell Street and Argyll Street, Lochgilphead.

Pay a Fine

Pay a fine online. Payment Methods: Cash, Debit Card, Credit Card, Cheque or Postal Order. Please do not send cash through the post.

Please make cheques and postal orders payable to "Scottish Courts and Tribunals Service". Send by post to: Scottish Courts and Tribunals Service, Central Processing Unit, PO Box 23, Glasgow, G5 9DA.

Fine Payments - If you have any questions or difficulties paying a fine you can contact a Fines Enforcement Officer by calling 01475 553523. The Fines Enforcement Officer will be able to provide advice and information to you regarding your fine or can be contacted by email: finesenforcement@scotcourtstribunals.gov.uk

Opening Times

There is one court room within Lochgilphead Justice of the Peace Court. The Justice of the Peace Court sits at Lochgilphead on a Tuesday every four weeks and also on other days as required. The court building will close at 4.30pm on Fridays.

Public Holidays

2020
January 1, 2

April 10, 13

May 8, 25

July 6

September 7

November 30

December 25, 28
 

Complaints

Please refer to the complaints and feedback page.

Useful Links

Accessibility

 

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