plea

If you are charged with an offence and go to court, the just will ask you whether you agree with the charge(s) or not. the answer you give is called a plea. There are two basic types of plea: guilty and not guilty. If you agree with the charge, and that you broke the...

Should I say I am guilty or not guilty?

There are three reasons you might say not guilty: You didn’t do what the police say you did. You had a proper reason for breaking the law, like self-defence. You want the police to bring evidence to court to prove that you broke the law.

How long will court take?

Most people have to come back to court a few times before their court case is finished. Some court cases can take up to 2 years.

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