In Court Advice Service

Citizens Advice Edinburgh runs an In Court Advice Service based at Edinburgh Sheriff Court. 

How can the In Court Advice Service help me?

Court action can be a lengthy, expensive and confusing process. We are a free, confidential, impartial and independent service. 

We can:

  •  If appropriate, assist you to resolve matters without the need for court action
  • Guide you through the Court process
  • Help you to complete Simple Procedure forms
  • Explain legal terms
  • Help you to prepare and present your case
  • Help with Time to Pay applications
  • Represent you in Court (in exceptional circumstances)

For other matters, such as debt or housing, we will refer or signpost you as appropriate.

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To access the service, please call the In Court Advice Service Team on 0131 202 5114.


The service leaflet is available here.