criminal-law

MISTAKES IN COURT

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A GUIDE TO RECTIFYING MISTAKES IN THE MAGISTRATES COURT


Mistakes can happen at any stage of the proceedings and the easiest way of dealing with the mistake is asking the Court to re-open that stage of the proceedings and to rectify the mistake.  This avoids the need to Appeal to the Crown Court or the High Court which can be costly and time-consuming.

Our guide identifies some of the more important legal issues you might want to think about and if you need to speak to one of us about these options then please do not hesitate to contact us.

CONTENTS


  • Mistakes made in the Magistrates Court
  • The Legal Test
  • Reasons to Apply to Reopen
  • Restrictions on Applying
  • Time Limits
  • How to Make the Application
  • Application is Allowed
  • Application is Refused