Criminal Justice Process: What Happens
Find out about the criminal justice system in the United Kingdom, including the differences between Magistrates’ Court, Crown Court, and the Court of Appeal, what each court does and how each type of court operates.
If you are being investigated or have been accused of committing a crime, our expert business crime and regulatory solicitors can provide legal advice, assistance, and representation throughout and at any stage of the criminal justice process. If you are already one of our clients, these pages will help you understand what you can expect during the process and how we help you navigate the system to achieve the best possible outcome. Click on each of the six stages below.
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This note indicates in general terms the criminal justice process and it is not intended to be exhaustive of all the possible variations that may occur during the process.
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