News of the Judicial System

5 changes since 2018: what court visitors need to know


January 1, 2018 marks the start of judicial reform in Lithuania.

The official video of the Lithuanian courts


On December 15, 2017 the official video of the Lithuanian courts was presented at the Supreme Court of Lithuania.

Nerijus Bilevičius was sentenced to life imprisonment


Judge Laisvydas Zederštremas of the Criminal Case Division of the Regional Court of Šiauliai issued a ruling today in the case of Nerijus...

Šiauliai Regional Court has heard a public prosecutor’s complaint in N. Bilevičius case


Court‘s decision will be published on 4th of July, 2017 at 14:00 local time

A prosecutor’s appeal against the sentence imposed by the Court for N. Bilevičius will be heard in Šiauliai


A prosecutor’s appeal against the sentence imposed by the Court for N. Bilevičius who is accused of murder of 17 year-old Lisa Holm will...

Judicial Council declared the official opinion regarding judicial reforms in Poland


On 19th of May, 2017 the official opinion of the Judicial Council of Lithuania regarding the judicial reforms in Poland was declared.

What are the ways to reduce domestic violence in Lithuania?


What should we expect from the latest amendments to the Law on Protection against Domestic Violence which have more specifically defined...

The quality of justice depends not only on the court


At an international conference “Influence of international and inter-institutional cooperation on the efficiency of court proceedings”...

European Day of Justice – Legal Consultations in Courts of Lithuania


Every day 1500 cases are examined in courts. Considerable part of them (more than 200000 cases per annum) forms small disputes, usually...

Courts have triumphed in the Annual Communication Event “PaRa Impact Awards 2016”


The communication representatives of the National Courts Administration raised their hands in triumph even twice during the largest...