Content style guide

Use this style guide to make sure your content creates a clear and consistent experience for people using Her Majesty’s Courts and Tribunal Service (HMCTS) digital services.

It covers:

  • writing for your audience
  • terms and phrases used by HMCTS

It’s based on user research and and testing.

Combine this style guide with the GOV.UK style guide when designing HMCTS digital content.

Content patterns

Common content patterns are shown in the Patterns section.