South-eastern boundary of Victoria Square.

The market car park is within easy walking distance of the court.

A tram service runs along King William Street and travels between Victoria Square and the railway station on North Terrace.

There is a free city loop bus stop adjacent.

General information

No public telephones available.

Photocopier available on ground floor – 20c per copy.  Copy cards can be purchase for bulk copying.

Justice of the Peace Monday to Friday 9.00 am – 4.00 pm (volunteer service).  Documents should be signed, witnessed and photocopied before attending the registry.

Bathrooms, including disabled facilities, located on each level.

Changing facilities for babies located on each level

Wheelchair access available via the main entrance on Angas Street.

Lift access available to all public floors.

Hearing loops available by contacting the registry in advance – email and postal address information above.

Hours: 9 am - 1 pm and 2 pm - 4.30 pm (closed between 1-2 pm)

For copies of transcripts contact Auscript.

General enquiries

Information about filing and family law procedures

Procedural information about your case

Family law forms and publications


Commonwealth Courts Portal Support

For information see the Commonwealth Courts Portal how do I's.


Proof of divorce

I need to prove we are divorced - how do I do that?


Registry enquiries

Lost property

Request for a lawyer code

Divorce – request to attend by telephone

Divorce – request for an adjournment.


Court Children’s Service

Please contact the Court Children’s Service directly via email to:

  • Confirm appointments
  • Request information in relation to appointments
  • Make enquiries about childcare
  • Request to cross-examine a Court Child Expert or Regulation 7 family consultant.


Childcare is only available for children who are attending appointments with a Court Child Expert


Judges chambers

To contact a judges chambers please refer to Communicating with Chambers and contact details.


Subpoena and view file appointments

To make an appointment to view a subpoena. You should check the Commonwealth Courts Portal whether leave has been given to view subpoenas.

To make an appointment to view a file. Please complete and email the Request for File Inspection form. Public computers are available to view electronically filed material on the ground floor.


Enquiries relating to: bankruptcy, migration, human rights, industrial law and other matters.

Street Address

Roma Mitchell Commonwealth Law Courts Building
3 Angas St
Adelaide SA 5000


Email for General Federal Law matters.


1300 720 980

Phone Hours

8:30am - 5pm



Opening Hours

9.00am - 4.30pm

Urgent After Hours

For urgent after hours applications contact 1300 352 000

The Legal Services Commission of South Australia provides assistance to unrepresented litigants through services such as information sessions, referrals (including direct referrals to family dispute resolution and private practitioners), assistance with applying for legal aid, preparing documents including urgent applications, duty appearances and assisting in court.

For more information see Legal Services Commission of South Australia or contact on 1300 366 424.

Hours: Monday to Friday 9 am – 1pm and 2 pm – 4.30pm

Location: Level 1

Services to assist separated parents in accessing community based services and organisations.

Hours: Monday to Wednesday 9 am – 12 noon.

Location: Level 1 southern side of the building