Aberdeen High Court Address

When you arrive in Mercatgate, you can expect courteous and prompt service from all our staff. Instructions to the court can be found on the Aberdeen High Court website Please note: Jury payments are processed at the fine office in the main building of the Sheriff`s Court. If you need the help of an interpreter when you go to court, a telephone service is at your disposal – ask language Line and the language you want. 01224 572 628 witnessservice.aberdeen-HC@victimsupportsco.org.uk A hearing loop system is available in all courtrooms for the hearing impaired. Please speak to court staff if you need assistance. Aberdeen Airport is located in aberdeen`s Dyce district and is about a 45-minute drive from the courthouse during rush hour. Upon arrival at the Mercatgate building, please contact our reception. If you are coming to court as a jury or witness, please have your quote or other documents ready so that our reception staff can direct you to the appropriate court or witness room. Wheelchair users can access the building via the ramp. An elevator is available to reach different floor levels, and all seats are wheelchair accessible. If you have special admission requirements, please contact 01224 657250.

For people with hearing difficulties, a hearing loop system is available in all courtrooms. Please speak to our reception staff or the bailiff if you need any help. For more information, email aberdeen@scotcourts.gov.uk Each district court has a judge appointed by the mayor and/or council for a four-year term. The judges hold the court on a part-time basis. The jurisdiction of a district court extends to criminal offenses and gross violations of city ordinances (including driving under the influence of alcohol and domestic violence) with a maximum penalty of $5,000 or less and/or imprisonment for 364 days or less in a city or county jail; and traffic, traffic non-traffic and parking offences. District courts do not deal with civil or small claims cases, name changes, or protection from harassment. Aberdeen Train Station is located on Guild Street and is about a 10-minute walk from the courthouse. There are trains south of Glasgow and Edinburgh and trains north to Inverness.

01224 657 250 aberdeen@scotcourts.gov.uk Aberdeen High Court website If you need the help of an interpreter when contacting a court (by phone or in person), a telephone interpretation service is available. To access this service, ask for telephone interpretation and the desired language. This service is NOT available during the actual legal proceedings. If a part of a building is not listed, the mandatory address and the declaration of special interest in the monument file will indicate that it is excluded. The statement uses the word «excluding» and cites the corresponding section of the 1997 Act. Some previously listed building records may use the word «exclusion,» but if the law is not cited, the protocol has not been revised to reflect subsequent legislation. Upon entering the building, you need to have your personal bags/briefcases searched, etc. and ask to go through a metal detector.

These checks are carried out to ensure the safety of all users of the court. The place of service, opening hours and contact details are listed below, as well as details of the court and parking. The Aberdeen Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court is located in this Grade II listed building, built between 1868 and 1874. The building includes seven courtrooms and housing for the Chief Sheriff, seven resident sheriffs and one floating sheriff, the Sheriff`s Clerk and his 65 employees, the Judicial Social Work Department, Witness Services and police cells. The courts deal with summary and solemn criminal cases and are the administrative centre of the other courts in Aberdeen. The interior was seen in 2006 and contains an impressive entrance hall with wavy Corinthian columns (some non-structural) and pilasters, a split ceiling with deep high-quality decorative plasterboard. A few vaulted cells in the basement. The rest of the building has been extensively modernized into courts and offices. Classified building records provide information about the particular architectural or historical interest of the listed building, which is characterized by its legal address. The description and additional information are complementary and have no legal weight.

The courts of limited jurisdiction in the county, with the exception of the Grays Harbor County District Court, are the courts of the city of each city: Lloyds Banking Group. Aberdeen Banking Company on www.lloydsbankinggroup.com/Our-Group/our-heritage/our-history/bank-of-scotland/aberdeen-banking-company/ [cited 2014 Dec 29]. The only legal part of listing under the Planning (Conservation of Buildings and Conservation Areas) (Scotland) Act 1997 is the address/name of the site. The addresses and names of buildings may have changed since the date of inscription – see «About listed buildings» below for more information.