Number one: If you are questioned by the police A solicitor is vital during the most critical stage of any case. A suspect’s responses will be recorded during questioning—and when something is said, it can never be taken back. People can say inaccurate things that are capable of misinterpretation when under pressure or when experiencing […]
What To Do If You Get Arrested?
You will be taken to the police station if you get arrested, held in custody in a cell, and be questioned. You may also be released or charged with a crime. Generally, you will be searched during an arrest — either at the scene, jail, or both — any contraband or evidence they find will […]
New domestic abuse legislation in Northern Ireland
The Domestic Abuse and Family Proceedings Bill 2020 was introduced to the Northern Ireland Assembly on Tuesday 31st March, aimed at bringing the laws here into line with the rest of the UK by widening the definition of domestic abuse. Lenore Rice, Family Law Solicitor at Wilson Nesbitt Solicitors says: “The term ‘domestic abuse’ has […]
How Does The UK Legal System Work?
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (UK) consists of four countries: England, Wales, Scotland, and Northern Ireland. The United Kingdom is a constitutional monarchy. A monarch is a sovereign Head of State whose duties, functions, and powers are conscribed by convention, one of which being politically neutral. England and Wales have a […]