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Stranraer Justice of the Peace Court

Stranraer Justice of the Peace Court is located in the Courthouse, Sheriff Court House
Lewis Street, Stranraer.  The court sits twice a month, on a Thursday.  To phone Stranraer Justice of the Peace Court, phone the main Scottish Court Service help desk in Stranraer on 01776-702138. The court is extremely busy, often dealing with 80 cases or more in a day. All cases at Stranraer Justice of the Peace Court are scheduled to start at 10 am. The order that cases are called depends on the Procurator Fiscal. In such a busy court, it is inevitable that most people called to appear will have to wait to have their cases called. Waiting room facilities are provided and there is a public gallery in the court.

Stranraer Justice of the Peace Court

Getting to Stranraer Justice of the Peace Court

The Court is situated in the Lewis Street, just a couple of minutes walk from Stranraer town centre. It is a 20 minute walk from Stranraer train station. There is free local parking. Public parking can be found on the adjoining public roads near the court.

Address: Stranraer JP Court, Lewis Street, Stranraer.

Sat Nav: DG9 7AA

What to do on arrival at Stranraer Justice of the Peace Court

On arrival for your hearing at Stranraer Justice of the Peace Court, you should report in at reception on the ground floor, then make your way to the court on the 1st floor and make your presence known to the court officer.  Provide him or her with your name and the name of your solicitor. You will be asked to take a seat in one of the waiting rooms, or the public gallery, until your case calls. You will be required to wait in court until the prosecutor decides to deal with your case.  Once your case calls, you will be shown to a seat in the Dock and the Clerk of Court you will be asked to confirm your name. The court will then consider your case.  Once your case has been heard, you will be free to leave.  The court will immediately move onto the next case.

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