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Is this Bust Card worth the paper it’s written on?

Posted on: April 22nd, 2019 | in Criminal law, Direct Access Barristers, DIY Law, Police, Public law
Is this Bust Card worth the paper it's written on?

You’re at the climate change march and the atmosphere’s getting a little fresh. Someone’s shoved a police officer and now the cops are rounding up people in the immediate area. You’ve done nothing wrong, but PC Joe is talking to you. What do you do if PC Joe asks for your name and address? Say… { Read More }

Should I go No Comment at my police interview?

Should I go No Comment at my police interview?

Sometimes people ask me if they should “go no comment” in their police interviews. The big problem with this question is that they’re trying to figure it out for themselves, rather than asking asking the police station rep who has seen the police evidence. And the reason some ask this question is because they just… { Read More }

Should I accept a simple police caution?

Posted on: April 15th, 2019 | in Criminal law, DIY Law, Police, Private client criminal defence
Should I accept a simple police caution?

Most people at the police station want to get the experience over with as soon as possible. They turn down the free legal advice and accept simple police cautions because they’re scared of being charged with a crime. Some people think that a simple caution is just a formal warning that will put whatever’s happened… { Read More }