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Words of welcome by the Director of the County Court (Amtsgericht) of Hameln

Ladies and gentlemen,

welcome to the homepage of the County Court of Hameln.

I am happy about your interest in our court and very strongly hope that you will find all information required on the following pages.

We have used our best endeavours to make available to you a maximum of useful information in order to enable you to easily get in contact with us and to find your way to our court without problems.

But at the same time, we also would like to offer you an opportunity to gain insight into our organisation and work and to get to know our court which is scenically located on banks of the river Weser.

Best wishes,

Dr. Georg Gebhardt

Director of the County Court

Opening hours

The County Court is open to public from Monday to Thursday from 09.00 a. m. to 3.30 p. m. as well as Friday and before holidays from 09.00 a. m. to 12.00 a. m.

We thank you for understanding that any appointments outside the time frame from 9.00 a.m. to 12.00 a.m. will only be granted upon prior agreement, in order to ensure the workflow without any disturbances. Nevertheless, an appointment upon prior agreement would be more convenient in any case.

The opening hours of the court cashier are as follows: from Monday to Friday from 09.00 a. m. to 12.00 a. m.


Location plan to find the County Court of Hameln Routenplaner.

Postal address:

Amtsgericht Hameln

Postfach 10 13 13

31785 Hameln

Street address:

Amtsgericht Hameln

Zehnthof 1

31785 Hameln


05151/ 796-0 (operator)



Bank details:

IBAN: DE 15 2505 0000 0106 0238 31

BIC: NOLADE2HXXX (Nord LB Hannover)

By way of precaution, we like to point to the following:

For legal, technical and operational reasons, it is not appropriate to send applications, notices or any other declarations designed to have any legal effect or of confidential content via e-mail.

Please, send such declarations only via conventional means, i. e. by letter or fax.

By way of precaution, we also have to point to the fact that receipt of e-mails might be out of order for technical or operational reasons and that the addressee might receive them with delay or not at all.

Information for witnesses

You have received summons of witness and shall have to deposit as a witness in a judicial procedure before the County Court of Hameln.

As a witness, you might have some questions with respect to your rights and obligations

  • Do I have to appear before court?
  • Do I have to deposit before court?
  • Do I have to provide evidence if I cannot appear at the hearing?
  • Is my safety ensured before the court?
  • Shall I be indemnified for my expenditures and loss of salary?

Your questions might already be answered to your satisfaction in the notice attached to your summons of witness. If not, you will have the opportunity to get in touch by phone with our contact for witnesses with the County Court of Hameln during our business hours in order to ask your questions under 05151/ 796-130.

„Justiz Service“ of the County Court of Hameln.

The judicial application section (“Justiz Service”) is competent for receiving and recording any applications for legal remedies in civil and family matters.

Contact: Ground floor near the main entrance

9.00 a.m. to 12.00 a.m.

05151/796-215 or 05151/796-217

However, the judicial application section cannot provide any legal advice, but it only assists with phrasing of explanatory statements of potential applications and legal remedies. Sound legal advice shall be given by qualified lawyers. Upon your request, the Celle Bar Association will indicate lawyers specialised in specific matters.


Please notice that parking facilities are not available in front of the building. You have, however, easy access to the parking garage in the shopping mal across the street (ECE Hameln).

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