Exeter Law Courts

Visit or contact us:

Address

Southernhay Gardens
Exeter
EX1 1UH

Opening times

Court open

9am to 5pm

Telephone enquiries answered

10am to 3:30pm

Counter service by appointment only

Email

Family court
family.exeter.countycourt@justice.gov.uk

(Including C100 applications)

Breathing space enquiries
exeter.breathingspace@justice.gov.uk
Magistrates court
nedmc@justice.gov.uk
Support through court
exeter@supportthroughcourt.org
Social security and child support
sscsa-cardiff@justice.gov.uk
Family public law (children in care)
contactfpl@justice.gov.uk

(Digital process for case numbers starting with C5)

Telephone

Enquiries
01392 415 300
Civil court
01392 415 310

(Civil queries)

Civil court
01392 415 305

(Appointments - Civil)

County court
01392 415 350

(Listing)

Family court
01392 415 320

(Family queries)

Family court
01392 415 355

(Appointments - Family)

Crown court
01392 415 330
Crown court
01392 415 332

(Crown Court listing)

Witness service
0300 332 1000
Enquiries
01392 226051

(Witness Care Unit)

Support through court
01392 415 335
Listing
01271 340410

(Magistrates)

Magistrates court
01392 415594
Social security and child support
0300 123 1142
Family public law (children in care)
0330 808 4424

(Digital process for case numbers starting with C5)

Listing fax
0870 324 0068
County court fax
0870 324 0124
Crown court fax
0870 324 0070
Family court fax
0870 324 0123

Building facilities

If you have a disability and need help coming to a hearing, please contact 01392 415 300.

No parking

There are no parking facilities at this building, however paid off-site parking is availableat Exeter City Council's Magdalen Road and Magdalen Street car parks.

Disabled access

There is a ramp with a slight incline to the building entrance. The building has lifts to all floors and level access into courtrooms.

Assistance dogs

Assistance dogs are welcome.

Loop Hearing

The building has a portable hearing enhancement system available by prior arrangement. Please contact the court by telephone or email to let us know of your requirements.

Security arch

For safety and security, all users and their possessions will be searched by security when they enter this building. We have a security arch. Please alert the security officer if you have a pacemaker.

Lift

Lifts are available in this building to access the first and second floors.

Public toilets

Public toilets are available on the ground and second floors.

Disabled toilet

Accessible toilets are available and located on the ground and second floors. Lifts are available to these floors.

Refreshments

Refreshments are available from vending machines on site, with separate facilities for jurors.

Interview room

Seven consultation rooms are available on the ground floor and seven consultation rooms are available on the second floor. These rooms cannot be booked in advance but if you would like the use of one please see the usher on the second floor on the day of the hearing.

Waiting Room

This building has a public waiting area outside each court or hearing room. There is a separate witness waiting area available.

Baby changing facility

Baby changing facilities are located on the ground and second floors. A key is not required to access the rooms.

Prayer / Quiet room

A quiet room for prayer or contemplation can normally be arranged by prior request. Please contact the court by telephone or email to let us know of your requirements.

Video facilities

Court/hearing room video facilities and prison to court video link facilities are available by prior arrangement. Please contact the court by telephone or email to let us know of your requirements.

Wireless network connection

Access to GovWifi available.

Witness service

Support for witnesses is available from the Citizens Advice witness service https://www.citizensadvice.org.uk/about-us/citizens-advice-witness-service/.Support Through Court (previously known as The PSU) is available on the second floor of this building to provide assistance.

Translators or Interpreters

Get an interpreter at a court or tribunal.

Exeter Law Courts

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Court codes for legal professionals:

Crown Court location code: 423

County Court location code: 198

Magistrates' Court location code: 1300

DX: 98440 Exeter 2

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