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Balancing Scales: Weighing up the legal issues of Fitness to Plead challenges.

Posted: 29 January

What is fitness to plead? The concept of fitness to plead refers to the ability of a defendant to understand and participate fully in the legal proceedings against them. This can be applicable to those with a mental disorder,...

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Indefinite Sexual Harm Prevention Orders.

Posted: 17 January

Overview A Sexual Harm Prevention Order (SHPO) is an Order which can be imposed by the Court following conviction for a Sexual Offence as listed in either Schedule 3 or 5 of the Sexual Offences Act 2003. The purpose...

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A person’s rights whilst detained at the Police Station

Posted: 12 January

A person’s rights whilst detained at the Police Station and should a solicitor be present? During a detention at the police station in England and Wales, the police are required to follow a protocol. As outlined in the Police...

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Proceeds of Crime Act 2022

Posted: 11 January

If you’re being investigated by the police or having money/assets seized by authorities, it is important that you are properly advised and represented. Read this recent case of a seizure of monies under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002(“POCA”)...

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Why should I use a Lifetime Lawyer? Our Carly Dartnell is a proud Accredited...

- 16 February 2024

Grandparents rights with Social Services

Unless you have Parental Responsibility for your grandchild through a Child Arrangements Order or...

- 16 February 2024

Social Services and the Emergency Removal of Children

Social Services may be applying to the Court for an Order to protect your...

- 07 February 2024