What should I do if I am charged with a crime?
It is a cornerstone of our legal system that everyone has the right to a defence to a crime for which they are being charged and that they are innocent until proved guilty by a court. If you have been charged with a crime or are under investigation for a criminal offence, you should seek the advice of a barrister who is an expert in criminal defence. myBarrister can put you in touch with a barrister within minutes.
Your barrister will be able to advise you and represent you in any court. These include: Crown Court (which tries those charged with serious offences); Magistrates’ Court (which tries those charged with minor offences); and the Youth Court.
Your barrister will be able to defend you in proceedings brought by the Crown Prosecution Service, Serious Fraud Office, HM Revenue & Customs, regulatory bodies and other prosecuting authorities, such as the Health & Safety Executive (HSE), Trading Standards Institute and the Environment Agency.
Who is the best barrister for me?
Barristers are experts in the law. They are professional advocates. They will fight for you in any court proceedings in which are involved. Barristers will provide you with guidance so you that you know where you stand and can take the right decisions about what to do next.
If you need an expert for your criminal defence, you will have plenty of choice of barristers via myBarrister. We can put you in touch with a barrister who can advise you on any proceedings in which you have been charged.
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