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Justice of the Peace (JP)

A Justice of the Peace (JP) in South Australia is typically someone of good stature in the community who, providing they are satisfied with the capability of the signatory, is authorised to witness and sign:

  • Statutory declarations
  • Affidavits
  • Waiver rights
  • Search warrants
  • Divorce documents

A JP can also certify copies of original documents as well as witness the signing of advanced care directive documents.

How can I obtain the services of a Justice of the Peace (JP) in Marion?

The below information details the days and times a volunteer Justice of the Peace is available at Council locations.
No appointment is necessary at any of the below locations.

City of Marion - Administration Centre

245 Sturt Road, Sturt SA 5047

  • Monday: 9am - 12pm
  • Tuesday: 9am - 3pm
  • Wednesday: 9am - 3pm
  • Thursday: 9am - 3pm
  • Friday: 9am - 12pm
Park Holme Library

Duncan Avenue, Park Holme SA 5043

  • Wednesday: 6pm - 6:30pm
  • Thursday: 2pm - 4pm
Cove Civic Centre

1 Ragamuffin Drive, Hallett Cove SA 5158

  • Monday: 2pm - 4pm
  • Tuesday: 5pm - 6pm (every fortnight)
  • Thursday: 5pm - 6:30pm
Cultural Centre Library

287 Diagonal Road, Oaklands Park SA 5046

  • Saturday: 10am - 12pm

Please note this is a fortnightly service available on the following dates: April 14 and 28, May 12 and 26, June 9 and 23


Please organise your photocopying requirements prior to attending the Administration Centre. 
Photocopying is available (fees apply) at either Officeworks or any Australia Post outlet.
Photocopying facilities are available at our library branches.

Limit on the quantity of documents

No more than 20 certified copies can be signed per person. 
You may also visit the Attorney-General's website to find a JP near you.