A criminal lawyer can provide a wide range of services in the area of criminal law including advising you of your rights and any charges against you, explaining options and possible penalties, attending police interviews, making bail applications and representing you in court. If you’re arrested, you should call our office to get advice about [Continue reading]
You are only ever obligated to answer questions relating to your identity including name, address and date of birth, everything else you can refuse to answer. Be aware that while arrested you can also refuse to be involved in an ID line up, however, if you have any questions or concerns you should always request [Continue reading]
No, unless you give your permission your employer cannot gain access to your criminal record. Your employer will need to ask your consent before requesting this from the police or a public body.
You will be charged with a criminal offence in the event that you breach an intervention order. Breaching an intervention order can have a maximum penalty of imprisonment so it is important for you to take your intervention order seriously and abide by all the conditions set out. Ask us for more information if you [Continue reading]
Your legal representative can ask that your conviction is not noted due to a clean criminal record or a minor offence. The Courts have the final say, however, if you are looking for a favourable response you should clearly outline how a conviction will affect your ability to be employed to ensure the Court can [Continue reading]
First and foremost ask for a lawyer and don’t feel obligated to say anything until you have spoken with your legal representative. If the police would like to speak with you and yet they have not charged you it is important to have legal representation present due to the fact that anything you say can [Continue reading]