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Will I Be Prosecuted ?

Most prosecutions in England & Wales are carried out by the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS).  Some lower level offences like low value shoplifting can be commenced by the police without being referred to the CPS (although if the case goes to court they must be reviewed by the CPS before the first hearing at the Magistrates’ Court takes place).

What is a Criminal Case?

If you are charged with a crime at the police station the answer to this question will probably be pretty obvious. On the other hand, if you receive paperwork through your door telling you to go to court the answer is not always so clear. Either way, here is a short guide to help you.