The criminal department has a specialist team. We will offer comprehensive legal advice throughout all stages of the Criminal Justice Process, and help you understand what is happening. We deal with Legal Aid cases and private paying work. We can aid you through all processes of the Criminal Justice System.
If you are arrested and taken to a police station you are entitled to free and independent legal advice at any time during your detention before, during and after interview. We have somebody available at all times, 24 hours a day 7 days a week. Call our emergency/out of hours number 07699760590.
If you are being interviewed under caution as a volunteer you might be entitled to free legal advice and representation whether this is a police station, council offices or with the Department of Work and Pensions.
We deal with general crime – Crown Prosecution Service, Private Prosecution, Probation Breaches and Motoring cases.
We are frequently the duty solicitor at Cannock Magistrates Court but cover many courts throughout the County (Cannock, Stafford, Burton and Stoke) and the West Midlands.
Also, depending on the type of matter we have attended other courts throughout England and Wales.
We deal with all proceedings in the Crown Court including matters committed from the Magistrates Court and appeals from the Magistrates Court.
We have undertaken serious crime matters including murder, rape, drug conspiracies and fraud in the Crown Courts throughout the Country. Apart from our own in-house experienced Crown Court advocates we also have close and long established links with specialist Barristers Chambers in the City of Birmingham.
By reason of our range and depths of experience we can undertake advocacy matters in all types of tribunal or adjudication.
We deal with Legal Aid throughout the criminal process, you might be eligible and we will discuss this with you upon first making contact with us.
If you are not eligible for Legal Aid, we deal with cases on a privately funded basis. We can deal with all or some of a case – please ask for a schedule of our costs. We offer a single 30 minute appointment for ‘one off’ Legal Advice for a standard fee of £50.00 plus VAT.