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What happens after you have been questioned by the police under caution?

Nick

28th August 2019 |

Legal Insights & Resources

Nick Titchener

Jury

What happens when a jury can’t reach a verdict? Will there be a retrial in the event of a hung jury?

Nick

24th August 2019 |

Legal Insights & Resources

Nick Titchener

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Police Station

Caution Plus 3 (Voluntary Police Interviews): All you need to know about UK law

27th August 2019 |

Legal Insights & Resources

Parole: Recalled prisoners and lifer/IPP reviews

25th August 2019 |

Legal Insights & Resources
Dog Law

Dog law – The changes in the Dangerous Dog Act

24th August 2019 |

Regulatory Offences
Aggravated burglary

What is aggravated burglary?

22nd August 2019 |

Burglary, theft & criminal damage
Justice

When can a Sexual Harm Prevention Order be made in the UK?

21st August 2019 |

Sex Offences
Voluntary police interview

Voluntary police interviews at police stations: Your rights according to UK law

18th August 2019 |

Legal Insights & Resources
Weapons

What are the different types of weapon offences under UK law?

17th August 2019 |

Firearms & Drugs
Box Junction

What are Court Summons & Postal Requisitions?

17th August 2019 |

Road Traffic Offences
Knife crime

Accused of domestic violence?

16th August 2019 |

Serious Violence & Assault
Revenge porn

What is the UK revenge porn law?

15th August 2019 |

Sex Offences
Arrested

How long do the police have to charge you with a crime in the UK?

14th August 2019 |

Legal Insights & Resources
Parole

What is parole?

11th August 2019 |

Legal Insights & Resources
Murder

The defences for murder under UK law

11th August 2019 |

Serious Violence & Assault
Football Stadium

Sports banning orders

11th August 2019 |

Legal Insights & Resources
Bladed weapon

Possession of a bladed article or offensive weapon

10th August 2019 |

Serious Violence & Assault
Charges dropped

What happens if assault charges are dropped according to UK law?

8th August 2019 |

Serious Violence & Assault
Plea and Trial Preparation

What are retrials? Lawtons complete guide

7th August 2019 |

Legal Insights & Resources
Statue

What is implied consent in the UK?

4th August 2019 |

Sex Offences
Guide: Crown Court

Crown Court trials process | Downloadable guide

3rd August 2019 |

Legal Insights & Resources
Joint

Can first time offenders get possession charges dropped according to UK law?

3rd August 2019 |

Firearms & Drugs
Guide: Indecent Images

Defending indecent images charges | Downloadable guide

2nd August 2019 |

Sex Offences
Police Direction

Police Station interviews

1st August 2019 |

Road Traffic Offences
Fingerprints

What are the consequences of drug trafficking in the UK?

28th July 2019 |

Firearms & Drugs
Fraud

Fraud

28th July 2019 |

Fraud, Financial & Business Crime
Tyre Tread

Automotive repair laws & car safety regulations

27th July 2019 |

Road Traffic Offences
Guide: Crown Court

Crown Court process & procedure guide | Downloadable guide

27th July 2019 |

Legal Insights & Resources
Assault

Sentencing guidelines for sexual offences

26th July 2019 |

Sex Offences

A Guide to Section 55 of the Data Protection Act

25th July 2019 |

Cyber crime, Legal Insights & Resources,

Data Protection Act: offences and penalties

25th July 2019 |

Cyber crime, Legal Insights & Resources,

What is the Computer Misuse Act?

25th July 2019 |

Cyber crime, Legal Insights & Resources,
Darkroom

How indecent images are ‘graded’ in UK criminal courts

23rd July 2019 |

Sex Offences
Investigation

Have you been ‘released under investigation’? The changes to police bail in the UK

22nd July 2019 |

Legal Insights & Resources
Grooming

Sexual grooming: what is it according to UK law?

21st July 2019 |

Sex Offences
Youth Court

Youth Court

20th July 2019 |

Legal Insights & Resources
Accused of Child Abuse

Wrongly accused of child abuse?

20th July 2019 |

Serious Violence & Assault
Plea and Trial Preparation

Plea and case preparation hearing: What will happen?

18th July 2019 |

Legal Insights & Resources
Sentencing

Types of criminal sentencing under UK law

16th July 2019 |

Legal Insights & Resources
Penalty Charge Notice

Fixed penalty notices

15th July 2019 |

Road Traffic Offences
Crown Court

Crown Court procedure and process in the UK

15th July 2019 |

Legal Insights & Resources
Criminal Damage

What is criminal damage?

14th July 2019 |

Burglary, theft & criminal damage
Right to review

Right to Review

14th July 2019 |

Legal Insights & Resources
Statute of limitations

What is the statute of limitations on sexual assault in the UK?

13th July 2019 |

Sex Offences
Police Car

What does it mean to be charged for GBH without intent under UK law?

12th July 2019 |

Serious Violence & Assault
Magistrates Court

Magistrates Court trial

11th July 2019 |

Legal Insights & Resources
Interview

Interview under caution (IUC)

11th July 2019 |

Legal Insights & Resources
Conspiracy

What does “conspiracy” mean?

11th July 2019 |

Legal Insights & Resources
Remote Parking

Remote Control Car Parking and the Law

8th July 2019 |

Road Traffic Offences
SHPO

Sexual harm prevention orders (SHPO)- What are they in UK law?

7th July 2019 |

Sex Offences
UK

What constitutes a domestic assault charge in the UK?

6th July 2019 |

Serious Violence & Assault
Drug Driving

Drug driving

5th July 2019 |

Road Traffic Offences
Signing

What is the average sentence in a corporate manslaughter case in UK law?

2nd July 2019 |

Fraud, Financial & Business Crime
Arrested

Possession of a controlled substance – what to do if you are arrested or charged in the UK

1st July 2019 |

Firearms & Drugs
Bars

Prison sentencing guidelines for drug dealing, trafficking & supply in the UK

30th June 2019 |

Firearms & Drugs

The Financial Costs of Crime to Society

30th June 2019 |

Legal Insights & Resources
Police

What to do if you accidentally view child pornography according to UK law

29th June 2019 |

Sex Offences
Police Station

Complete guide to understanding Police Station procedures

26th June 2019 |

Legal Insights & Resources
Drugs supply

Drug trafficking: Possession with intent to distribute in the UK

26th June 2019 |

Firearms & Drugs
Magistrates

Prison sentences: What is parole & probation? Criminal defence law solicitors Herts & Bedfordshire

26th June 2019 |

Legal Insights & Resources

What is a suspended prison sentence in the UK?

26th June 2019 |

Legal Insights & Resources

What is a community order?

26th June 2019 |

Legal Insights & Resources
Evidence

Making vs distribution – what indecent images charges actually mean within UK law

25th June 2019 |

Sex Offences
Chapel

What is the Sex Offenders’ Register in UK law?

25th June 2019 |

Sex Offences
Knife crime

What is affray?

24th June 2019 |

Serious Violence & Assault
Theft

The Theft Act 1968

22nd June 2019 |

Burglary, theft & criminal damage
Yew Tree

What to do if you are accused of an historic sex crime

21st June 2019 |

Sex Offences
Cyber Crime

What is cyber crime

20th June 2019 |

Cyber crime
How to become a criminal solicitor

How to become a criminal solicitor

20th June 2019 |

Legal Insights & Resources
Death by Driving

Death by dangerous driving in the UK: what offence could you be charged with?

20th June 2019 |

Road Traffic Offences, Serious Violence & Assault,
Youth

What should you do if you’re accused of youth sexual assault in the UK?

19th June 2019 |

Sex Offences
Self Defence

Pleading self-defence

18th June 2019 |

Serious Violence & Assault
Domestic violence

Falsely accused of domestic violence?

18th June 2019 |

Serious Violence & Assault
Drugs

Types of drugs offences

18th June 2019 |

Firearms & Drugs, Legal Insights & Resources,
Assault

What is sexual assault by penetration according to UK law?

17th June 2019 |

Sex Offences
Crown Court

Crown Court trials process

15th June 2019 |

Legal Insights & Resources
Manslaughter sentence

What is the sentence for manslaughter in the UK & how many years could you face in prison?

14th June 2019 |

Serious Violence & Assault
Lawtons

Driving penalties and sentences

13th June 2019 |

Road Traffic Offences
Traffic light sign

Driving offence notifications – What to do

13th June 2019 |

Road Traffic Offences
borough by borough

London Borough Crime Rate Map – Violence Against the Person Crime Statistics and Infographic

12th June 2019 |

Serious Violence & Assault
Manslaughter

Manslaughter, aggravated assault or murder: What is the difference?

12th June 2019 |

Serious Violence & Assault
Time passed

How long after a sexual crime can you be charged in the UK?

11th June 2019 |

Sex Offences
Offences

Categories of criminal offences in the UK: Summary, Either Way & Indictable Only

11th June 2019 |

Legal Insights & Resources
Police line

What constitutes GBH with intent in the UK ?

10th June 2019 |

Serious Violence & Assault

ABH vs GBH: Which is the more serious offence in the UK?

10th June 2019 |

Serious Violence & Assault
Knowledge Centre Funding

Criminal defence funding

9th June 2019 |

Legal Insights & Resources
Dark Landscape

The Sexual Offences Act 2003-How does it impact UK law?

7th June 2019 |

Sex Offences
Misfeasance

Misfeasance in public office

6th June 2019 |

Fraud, Financial & Business Crime
Marital Rape

Marital Rape Law in the UK: what is it?

6th June 2019 |

Sex Offences
Ecstasy

What are the drug classifications in the UK?

5th June 2019 |

Firearms & Drugs
Time

How long are sentences for common assault and assault charges in the UK?

4th June 2019 |

Serious Violence & Assault
Degrees Assault

Varying degrees of assault in the UK

4th June 2019 |

Serious Violence & Assault
A guide to: Funding

Criminal defence funding | Download the guide

3rd June 2019 |

Legal Insights & Resources
Legal aid

Availability of Legal Aid | Download the guide

2nd June 2019 |

Legal Insights & Resources
Drink Driving

Getting the right help: Drink driving offences

1st June 2019 |

Road Traffic Offences
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