How should I address a magistrate?

How should I address a magistrate?

The following is a rough guide.

  1. Magistrates. Call them ‘Sir’ or ‘Madam’ in court, or ‘Your Worship’.
  2. District judges. Call them ‘Sir’ or ‘Madam’ in court, or ‘Judge’.
  3. Employment judges.
  4. Tribunal judges.
  5. Circuit judges.
  6. High Court judges.
  7. Court of Appeal judges (if Lord / Lady Justice of Appeal)
  8. Heads of Divisions etc.

Is it OK to write a judge a letter?

You can’t write to the judge. You can hire your own attorney to make your case to the court.

How do you write a good character reference letter?

How to write a character reference letter

  1. Start by explaining your relationship to the candidate. How do you know the candidate?
  2. Include long you’ve known the candidate.
  3. Add positive personal qualities with specific examples.
  4. Close with a statement of recommendation.
  5. Offer your contact information.

Can you write a letter to a magistrate?

A magistrate may also be any other government official appointed by statute with a limited role. If you want to write to a magistrate judge, use a formal letter-writing format and make sure to address the judge properly.

When do you have to write a letter to a judge?

There are number of occasions when you have to write a letter to judge. For example as a crime victim or victim advocate you may want to write a letter to the judge in the criminal court case. You may request the judge to increase or reduce a person’s bail.

Where do you write a letter to a court?

​Your add​​ress and the court’s address. When you write a letter to a court, your name and address should be at the top of the page, on the right hand side. Underneath that, on the left hand side, you should write the date and the name of the court and its address. Use a PO Box address if the court has one.

What should I check before applying for magistrate?

You should check with the guidance for applicants and/or your local Advisory Committee if you (or a spouse, partner or close relative) is in any way closely involved with any activity connected with magistrates’ courts which might possibly give rise to a potential conflict of interest.

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