Arrests and Voluntary Interviews- What to expect? How long will I be at the police station? You can only be held in police custody for 24 hours from the point at which you arrive at a police station. However, on rare occasions this can be extended by a person of the rank of a Superintendent
Nobody likes you when you’re 23 – are 18-25 year olds really adults and should there be different provisions in their sentencing? In our current system, hearings for young people aged between 10 and 17 are initially held by a sub section of the Magistrates Court called Youth Court, presided over by either 3 magistrates
A report in the National news media on the 18th December 2018 that a certain celebrity has been charged with an alcohol-related motoring offence has illustrated that this is the period for the Drink/Drug Driving Campaign launched by the National Police Chiefs’ Counsel on the 1st December and lasting until the 1st January 2019.
The Criminal Law Department here at Jeary and Lewis provides advice and representation to Clients in Wiltshire and the surrounding area, in relation to all types of alleged criminal offences and also in relation to motoring matters. We are able to provide representation to Clients from the very start of a case in the police
If you have the misfortune to be arrested or invited to the police station for an interview there are a number of matters which you should remember. When you are arrested, the Police Officer will say the caution to you. The most significant part of the caution is the first sentence “You do not have