Court Proceeding

Small Claims Court

Small Claims Court The Small Claims Court is primarily used within civil claims. Within the civil court system there are three main tracks for claims in the county court. These…

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Bail

Bail In the majority of cases when an arrest is made, the defendant can request bail.  The prosecuting side can only refuse bail on three conditions. The first is they…

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Statute of Limitations

Statute of Limitations A statute of limitations in UK law is used to describe how long you have to bring legal action in civil cases. Limitation periods in civil law…

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Magistrates Court

Magistrates Court The majority of criminal proceedings begin in the magistrate’s court and over 90% of them will reach their conclusion in this court too. If the offence is more…

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European Court of Human Rights

European Court of Human Rights The European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) was established in 1959 and came about as a result of principles defined in the European Convention on…

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Crown Court Listings

Crown Court Listings Crown court listings are simply lists of cases that are heard by a court in any one day. The majority of criminal cases will start proceedings in…

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Small Claims Court Fees

Small claims court fees are just one of the many considerations that you will have to make when deciding whether or not to instigate formal legal proceedings through a court….

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Money Claim Online

Money Claim Online (MCOL) is a new service and it was established to offer a practical and straightforward way to commence a county court claim for a specified amount of…

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CPR Rules

CPR Rules (Civil Procedure) Civil procedure rules (CPR) are guidelines which have been established to outline civil procedures which are used by the County Courts, Court of Appeal and the…

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Affidavit

Affidavit An affidavit is a legal term which relates to an oath made by an individual who states that the information contained within a written statement is the truth. These…

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