Southend County Court

Southend County Court and Family Court, located at Victoria Avenue in Southend-on-Sea, Essex, is a dual-function venue serving as both a Crown Court and a County Court. It handles a variety of cases, including criminal, civil, and family matters. The court operates within a modernist-style building, originally constructed in 1966 to accommodate the growing needs of the borough for a larger judicial space​​.

Southend County Court building, Victoria Avenue

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  • Address: The Court House, 80 Victoria Avenue, Southend-on-Sea, SS2 6EU
  • Email: General inquiries can be directed to [email protected], while breathing space inquiries go to [email protected].
  • Phone: General inquiries – 0300 123 5577, Social security and child support – 0300 123 1142, Fax – 01264 347 956.
  • Opening Times: The court building is open from Monday to Friday, 9am to 4:30pm. However, the court counter operates only by prior appointment for urgent Civil and Family Applications​​​​.

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Legal Areas Covered: The court deals with a wide range of issues, including adoption, bankruptcy, childcare arrangements upon separation, divorce hearings, domestic abuse, serious High Court cases, housing issues, money claims, and social security​​​​.

Facilities and Accessibility: Southend County Court offers facilities such as baby changing facilities, interview rooms, disabled access, and hearing enhancement systems. Assistance dogs are welcomed, and the building is equipped to aid those with disabilities​​​​.

Summary of Southend County Court and Family Court

Southend County Court and Family Court provides comprehensive legal services in both civil and criminal jurisdictions, equipped with modern facilities to ensure accessibility and support for all visitors. For more detailed information on UK county courts, CLICK HERE.