The Jhabua Law Courts opened by MRS C KIRKBRIDE on Feb 22nd 1941. Shri B N Saxena was the 1st District and Sessions Judge of Jhabua. At present there are 10 courts including Family Court working in Jhabua. There are currently 09 judges and 03 trainee judges. Shri Rajesh Kumar Gupta is the present District Judge of Jhabua.
Petlawad & Thandla are Tehsil courts of District Jhabua. At civil court thandla currently working One Civil Judge 1st class and two civil judge 2nd class are working and Civil Court Petlawad currently working one Additional District & Sessions Judge, One Civil Judge 1st class and one civil judge 2nd class are working.