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A brief outline of the Single Justice Procedure

Posted: 05 January

What is the Single Justice Procedure? A Single Justice Procedure relates to minor summary- only offences that cannot result in a custodial sentence. For example, driving without insurance, low value shoplifting or speeding. It allows the case to be...

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Can I be prosecuted for failing to provide my password to the police?

Posted: 27 October

The police are entitled to seize and retain property for no set period of time during their investigation. They are also permitted to attempt to access the contents of a device they have seized which may include using a...

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Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Act 2022 – What’s new?

Posted: 17 September

What is this? The Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts (PCSC) Act 2022 and came in to force on 28th April 2022. The main objective surrounding the proposal of this Act was to impose further restrictions on actions such as,...

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What will the Housing Market look like for buyers in 2023?

2022 was a turbulent year for the property market, with house prices rising then...

- 26 January 2023

A guide to making a Will

A Will is the only way to ensure that your property and loved ones...

- 24 January 2023

Home Office Review into Police Officer Dismissals – What does this mean?

In the last thirty years or so the Police (Conduct) Regulations have changed immeasurably. ...

- 20 January 2023