Download Crown Court trials process | Downloadable guide

A Crown Court trial occurs when you have pleaded ‘not guilty’ to one or more counts (‘charges’) which have been alleged against you. You will learn about:

  • The people in attendance and the type of solicitor that can represent you
  • The intricacies of the evidence cross-examining process
  • When and where you and your advocate will be provided opportunities to defend your case
  • Possible verdicts
  • The stages after your verdict, what you can do

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