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Mitigation pleas: What personal information should you include?

Mitigation pleas: What personal information should you include?

What is a mitigation plea? After you’re found guilty and convicted of an offence, the Court will review what type and amount of sentence to impose against you. Before the Court decides on and imposes the sentence, you’ll have an opportunity to inform the Court of any...

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What happens in a Criminal Trial during the Defence’s case?

What happens in a Criminal Trial during the Defence’s case?

If you’re involved in a Criminal case in Court and you’ve chosen to challenge or contest the charges against you in a trial, the second stage of the trial will involve the start of the Defence’s case & the Examination of the Defence’s witness(es) – the main...

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What happens in a Trial for a Criminal Case?

What happens in a Trial for a Criminal Case?

If you’re involved in a Criminal case in Court and you’ve chosen to challenge or contest the charges against you, your case will move towards a trial being conducted. The purpose of conducting a trial is to allow the Court to review the relevant evidence and decide...

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