Why should you choose Jordans?

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Jordans Solicitors might not be the biggest firm, but we’re here to give you a few reasons as to why we’re the best and why we always ensure our client’s needs are our first and foremost priority. We know that when you have to get the help of a solicitor, generally, it’s not for a…

Harsher Sentencing Provisions for Knife Crime

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From 17 July 2015 the law has been changed to create a minimum custodial sentence for those aged 16 or over who are convicted of a second offence of possession of a knife or offensive weapon. The Criminal Justice and Courts Act 2015 creates  a 6 month minimum custodial sentence for an offender aged 18…

Criminal Defence and Road Traffic Offences Newsletter

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In the seventh issue of the Criminal Defence and Road Traffic Offences newsletter, we cover the new legislation governing Criminal Court charges. We also have past articles from the team in our resource archive. Don’t forget to share and connect with us on social media too. If you would like to discuss anything in our newsletter…

Criminal Defence and Road Traffic Offences Newsletter

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In the sixth issue of the criminal defence and road traffic offences newsletter we have an article on the alternatives to points for speeding offences and you can find out what the department have been up to recently regarding the courts they have covered, which police stations they have provided advice at and what matters they have been…

Criminal Defence and Road Traffic Offences Newsletter

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In the fifth issue of the criminal defence and road traffic offences newsletter we have an article on driving whilst disqualified and you can find out what the department have been up to recently regarding the courts they have covered, which police stations they have provided advice at and what matters they have been instructed in….

Jordans in the press

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Be sure to read The Yorkshire Post Business section today as Head of the Criminal Defence and Road Traffic Offences Department, Peter Hampson, discusses legal matters.

What are the offences of careless and dangerous driving?

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Careless Driving This offence is also known as driving without due care and attention and you commit this offence if the standard of your driving falls below the standard expected of a competent and careful driver. The problem is that many people do not actually know what that means. Firstly a decision must be made…

Criminal Defence and Road Traffic Offences Newsletter

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In the fourth issue of the fortnightly criminal defence and road traffic offences newsletter we have an article on ‘What are the offences of careless and dangerous driving?’ and you can find out what the department have been up to recently regarding the courts they have covered, which police stations they have provided advice at and what matters…

Criminal Defence and Road Traffic Offences Newsletter

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In the third issue of the fortnightly criminal defence and road traffic offences newsletter we have an article on what to do if you are arrested and you can find out what the department have done recently regarding the courts they have covered, which police stations they have provided advice at and what matters they have been instructed…

Criminal Defence and Road Traffic Offences Newsletter

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In the second issue of the fortnightly criminal defence and road traffic offences newsletter we have an article on Sexual Offences Prevention Orders and you can find out what the department have done recently regarding the courts they have covered, which police stations they have provided advice at and what matters they have been instructed in. We…