Portlaoise Court Office

You can schedule an appointment online to visit this office for:

  • Assisted Decision Making Capacity Act (ADMC)
  • Circuit & District Court Civil Matters
  • Circuit & District Court Criminal Matters
  • Circuit & District Court Family Law Matters
  • Circuit & District Court Licensing Matters
  • Jury Services
  • Legal Aid
  • Sheriff Services
  • Small Claims
  • Stamping of Court Documents


You do not need to make an appointment for any Domestic Violence matter. This is a walk-in service. We encourage Domestic Violence applicants to seek additional support, women can contact Laois Domestic Abuse Service or phone +353 57 86 71100, men can contact Mens Aid or phone +353 1 554 3811.Visit our Domestic Violence webpage for more information. For other urgent matters, or matters not listed above, you can email portlaoisecourtoffice@courts.ie to make an appointment or attend the office.


If you wish to discuss an ongoing matter, please bring the following:

  • Your Case Reference number
  • A valid form of photo ID, such as passport or driving licence


Visit our Family Law website pages for more information on all Family Law matters, and the documentation you may be required to bring to your appointment.


About this office

Address: Portlaoise Court Office, The Courthouse, Portlaoise, Co.Laois. R32 HPC3

Contact Number: +353 57 867 4600

Email Address: portlaoisecourtoffice@courts.ie

Opening Hours: Monday - Friday: 10.00 - 13.00 & 14.15 - 16.00

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