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We are a long established and well known Scottish law firm specialising in all aspects of criminal defence and road traffic law. We also, through our affiliation with John Gardner and Co. represent clients in children's hearings matters. 

What happens to a person who commits fraud?

Fraud is a serious offence in Scotland, encompassing a wide range of deceptive activities that aim to obtain financial or other benefits through dishonest means. In this article, we will delve into the legal aspects surrounding fraud in Scotland, exploring the investigative process, the role of the procurator fiscal, court proceedings, and the potential consequences for those found guilty of committing fraud.
 
If you are under investigation for Fraud, it is crucial you reach out to a solicitor as soon as possible.  For further help and advice contact our team.

 

Reporting and Investigation of a Crime

When a crime is reported, the initial investigation is conducted by the police or other reporting agencies. If sufficient evidence is found, a report may be submitted to the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service (COPFS) for further consideration. The procurator fiscal, a prosecution lawyer working for COPFS, then assesses the evidence to determine the appropriate course of action in the public interest.

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How many years do you get for murder UK?

One of the most frequently asked questions regarding murder cases in Scotland is, "How many years do you get for murder?"

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What is the punishment for falsely accusing someone?

Accusing someone falsely of a crime, especially serious offences such as sexual crimes and historical sexual offences, is a grave matter. This blog explores the legal implications and charges that can be brought against individuals making false accusations, shedding light on the complex legal framework designed to uphold the integrity of the justice system in Scotland.

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Coronavirus Update

Please note that due to the ongoing issues with the spread of the COVID-19 virus we have now closed our office.

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New drug-driving limits to be introduced this month

Police Scotland’s preparations for the new roadside drug-driving test has been welcomed by Justice Secretary Humza Yousaf. According to Mr Yousaf, the new drug-drive limits, which will be introduced on 21 October 2019, means Scotland is ‘far ahead of anywhere else in the UK’.

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Bail Undertakings

Have the police released you to attend court at a later date? We can advise and appear with you.

Police Station Consultations

You have the right to a solicitor if you have been detained for interview. We will attend or advise you.

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  • Paisley 01418896458Existing Clients: 0141 889 6458
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