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Funding

 

Castle Solicitors are criminal defence specialists

And hold a government awarded a contract that allows us to apply for legal aid on your behalf to fund your case.

Call our 24h helpline

07912 784485

If you have been already interviewed, it’s not too late to ask us to handle your case.

Call us at the earliest opportunity. If the police want to interview you under caution at the police station, a member of our team will assist you, giving you both legal advice before the interview, and representation in the interview.

Can I get legal aid in the police station?

Good news, regardless of your financial situation, at the police station, we can guarantee free legal advice and representation if you’re being interviewed under caution by the police.

Am I guaranteed free representation in the Magistrates and Crown Court?

In most cases, you will be entitled to legal aid if your matter goes to court. It will depend on the type of case and your financial situation. Before your hearing, we will assess your situation and submit a legal aid application on your behalf if we believe you are eligible.

What if I’m not eligible for legal aid?

We can also deal with your case on a private basis. Before representing you, we would give you an indication of the hourly rate and anticipated costs. In some cases, we can offer representation for a fixed fee.

Can you represent me if the Department of Work & Pensions wants to interview me under caution?

Yes, we can represent you free of charge at DWP interviews under caution.

Do you deal with motoring cases?

Yes! Legal aid is available for some motoring offences, dependant on the seriousness of the allegation and your financial circumstances.

For other matters, such as speeding offences, driving while using a mobile phone, no insurance, totting up and exceptional hardship, we can deal we your case on a private basis.

Why should I choose Castle Solicitors?

We understand

24 hours a day you can contact us if you require legal advice.

We’re experienced

We don’t like losing, so if matters do go to trial, you’re guaranteed a solicitor who has a successful track record.

We win

Our goal is always to get the very best result for our clients, whether that be the police taking no further action, preventing someone from receiving a custodial sentence or clearing a client’s name with an acquittal after trial.

What should I do now?

Contact us by calling on 0121 226 3636, emailing admin@castlesolicitors.co.uk or even sending a message from this website on the contact page. We will call you back as soon as possible (usually within 2 hours) but in any event no later than 24 hours.

For emergencies, you can also contact our 24-hour helpline on 07912 784485

Remember

If you have been arrested to simply ask for Castle Solicitors at the police station and we will receive the call.