Yeovil County, Family and Magistrates' Court

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The Law Courts
Petters Way
BA20 1SW

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Opening times

Court open

9am to 5pm Monday to Friday

Telephone enquiries answered

Monday to Friday 9am to 4pm

Counter open

Monday to Friday 10am to 2pm


Magistrates court
County court

(For contact outside of court telephone answering times)


(Crime customer service centre)

Breathing space enquiries

(Children Act matters)


Magistrates court
01935 382150 select option 2
03308 084 407

(Crime customer service centre)

01633 645 112
Witness service
0300 332 1000
Magistrates court fax
0870 739 4215
County court
01935 382 150
County court fax
0870 324 0162

Building facilities

If you have a disability and need help coming to a hearing, please contact 03308 084 407.

No parking

There are no parking facilities at this building, however paid off-site parking is available opposite the building.  

Disabled access

Access is restricted for users with mobility difficulties. Public access to the court is via a steep incline and steps. Please contact us to discuss your needs.  

Assistance dogs

Guide dogs are welcome at this court.

Hearing Loop

The building has hearing enhancement facilities available.

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.


Lifts are available in this building to access the first and second floors. The lift can accommodate wheelchairs up to 117cm wide with a weight limit of 450kg.

Public toilets

Public toilets are available on all floors.    

Disabled toilet

Accessible toilets are available in the family suite and court 4 waiting area.  

Interview room

Three interview rooms on upper floor and four in the family suite.  

Waiting Room

1. This building has a public waiting area on the ground floor and a separate witness waiting area. Please ask for details. 2. This building has a public waiting area outside each court or hearing room.

Baby changing facility

Baby changing facilities are located on the ground floor.

Prayer / Quiet room

A room can be made available.  

Video facilities

Electronic Presentation of Evidence (EPE) facilities Internal video conferencing facilities plus external video link to prisons is available. 1 video pod for witnesses is available.  

Wireless network connection

Public WiFi is available.

Witness service

Support for witnesses is available from Citizens Advice witness service. You can get advice from your local Citizen’s Advice Service ; Other advice agencies may be available. Please ask at reception or the counter on the ground floor.  

Translators or Interpreters

Get an interpreter at a court or tribunal.

Yeovil County, Family and Magistrates' Court

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Court codes for legal professionals

County Court location code: 385

Magistrates' Court location code: 1450

DX: 98830 Yeovil 2

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