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Got a legal problem? Thinking of going to court? Our series of guides help you to understand what is involved, the steps you have to take and whether you can solve your problem another way without having to go to court.
Your rights if arrested and your right to free legal representation at the police station.
Information about various types of crime.
Information about detention centres for young offenders.
Information about drug-related offences, including supplying, trafficking, and possession.
Information about fraud generally. Doesn't include benefit fraud.
Information about crimes that are motivated by prejudice against another person, for example, because of their faith or ethnicity or because they are lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender.
Information about all aspects of imprisonment.
Information about crimes committed by young offenders, and the rights of the suspect.
Information about all types of road-traffic offences.
Information about the conditional release of prisoners who have served a certain amount of their prison sentence.
How you can make complaints against the police. It explains the complaints procedure.
Your rights about the police. Includes police powers to stop and search you, or to enter your property.
Information about all aspects of the police service.
Information about prisons and prisoners rights. Also covers prison conditions and visits.
Information about community sentences and probation orders.
Information about all aspects of sentencing after you have been found guilty of a criminal offence.
Information about various sexual offences.
Information about stalking and persistent threatening behaviour.
Information about all types of theft, handling stolen goods, and other crimes against property.
Information about the rights of victims.
Information about violent crimes including murder and manslaughter.
The laws regarding weapons and ammunition. What counts as a weapon and what are the penalties for carrying or using one?