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Got some questions about your criminal accusation? Our team at ABV Solicitors answer your top five FAQs
22 Apr 2020

When you are accused of committing a crime, you will understandably have a few questions.

A criminal accusation can be very frightening, especially if you are innocent and have never been in trouble with the law before; you are likely to be worried about the ramifications that such an accusation will have on other areas of your life.

In the UK, you are innocent until proven guilty and while you may already be worrying about court days, your job and financial security in the future, you will need to seek legal representation at the earliest convenience.

At ABV Solicitors, whatever crime you have been accused of, we can help you. As the UK’s number one criminal solicitor firm, our team is experienced in assisting in a wide array of criminal cases and can offer you confidential advice, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Perfect!

To answer some of your questions, our criminal solicitor team has answered the top five FAQs to help you through this difficult time; we are always available to answer more, so if you are unsure, call us!

Why should I seek legal representation if I am innocent?

Many of the clients whom we represent are innocent but, as unfortunate as it is, you still need to seek representation from a criminal solicitor. Simply put, seeking legal advice and defence will impact the way your case goes; if you have the expertise of our team early, your case may not even go to court. Our team will assess your case and aim to reduce any court appearances or detainment by the police.

What can you actually help with in the early stages?

After you contact us, we will immediately begin to build your defence. Our team will interview any potential witnesses, access computer files, look through any CCTV footage and talk to professionals in other areas to defend your case. We can attend the police station and answer questions in interviews and offer you advice too.

Which areas of criminal law can you help with?

At ABV Solicitors, we specialise in all areas of criminal law; if you need help with anything from theft to manslaughter, we are the team you want to call. If you are unsure which area the crime you are accused of falls into, call our team for more advice.

Can you attend the police station after I am arrested?

Yes, we can. We aim to intervene with your case as soon as you call us, whether it is 4am on a Saturday morning or Christmas Eve. We will offer you legal advice during interviews and will talk you through your options while you are detained by the police. We will also work with the police to assess your case and will aim to prevent it from being taken any further.

What about costs?

Your case costs will depend on a myriad of factors, but our team will always be 100% clear with you about fees and will never add any additional costs.

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