The In’s and Out’s of the Magistrates Court and other legal matters for Property Managers

In this session you will cover the following topics:

  • Preparation of court documentation
  • What to expect as soon as you walk through the doors at the magistrates court, security, who’s who in the court room, room allocation
  • Hearing dates
  • Preparing for the court hearing, what evidence will the court require and how to prepare the evidence
  • Using appropriate court etiquette
  • Presenting a case
  • The magistrates decision
  • Taking possession of premises under a court order/abandonment procedure
  • Disposal of items left at a property
  • Follow court process through – application for order for vacant possession and application for warrant of vacant possession
  • Notice to vacate timeframes
  • Methods of service
  • Property managers obligations if any to report criminal activity at a property and to what degree
  • Rights of owners when a tenanted property is raided by the police
  • Family violence orders and AVO’s and impact on the tenancy
  •  What are property managers’ rights if they have been requested to attend criminal court


Hobart – 23rd March (9am – 1pm)

Launceston – 1st March (1pm – 5pm)

Devonport – 2nd March (9am – 1pm)


Cost: $220 inc GST

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Delivery: Classroom

Approved training hours: 4 hours

If you have any questions about this course, please contact REIT Training on (03) 6223-4769 or email