If you have missed your Court date, and depending on the severity of your charge, a Court can do any one of the following:
If you have missed your Court date and have been found guilty in your absence, you may be able to have the decision annulled (cancelled) and re-heard.
In order to pursued the Court to annul the decision, you must be able to provide a good reason as to why you missed the date.
Common reasons for failing to attend Court and making an annulment application include:
1) You did not receive your Court Attendance Notice in the mail until after the date;
2) You were sick on the day and could not attend; or
3) You were delayed for reasons beyond your control.
If a Court is satisfied of your reasoning for not attending Court, the decision may be annulled and re-heard.
If you have missed your Court date, you should immediately contact one of our lawyers on (02) 9025 9888 to obtain advice as to what your next steps should be.
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