1. What is my case number?
You can find out your administrative case number by logging in to your account at e.teismas.lt or by calling the Court‘s Clerk‘s office at (8 5) 279 1005.
2. When will my case be heard?
Administrative cases in the Court are assigned by a strict procedure determined by the receipt date of the case, registration number and the Judge-Rapporteur‘s caseload. In some situations, cases are assigned by a procedure of urgency or priority.
3. Why is my case still pending?
In the Supreme Administrative Court of Lithuania, cases are commonly assigned a date in a numerical order, so it is assured that your case will be assigned as soon as possible.
4. Where can I pay stamp duty?
Stamp duty can be paid with a bank transfer, at designated establishments or online at e.teismas.lt. It is noted that if you apply and express the will to receive procedural documents via e.teismas.lt, stamp duty costs 1/4th less.
5. How can I talk to a judge regarding my case?
That is not possible. The principle of independence and impartiality of the judiciary prohibits judges from talking to the parties about the case.
6. Can the Court help me fill in the application form?
No, the Court cannot help you with the application form. The Court must remain neutral in all proceedings brought before it. All it can do, therefore, is refer you to relevant information, which you can find on the SACL webpage.
7. I need legal aid – where do I go?
The Court does not organise legal consultations. State Guarranteed Legal Aid Service of the Republic of Lithuania can supply you with a free lawyer (have to meet requirements). Additionally, Lithuanian Red Cross provides legal aid to foreigners and migrants at email@example.com
8. Can the Court help me find a lawyer?
No, the Court cannot help you find a lawyer.
9. The judges examined my case unjustly– what should I do?
The Supreme Administrative Court of Lithuania is the final instance for certain categories of administrative cases, therefore its decisions are final and executory. In very rare and specific scenarios, SACL is also an instance for hearing, in cases specified by law, of petitions on the reopening of completed administrative cases.