Bail

Bail

A bail is a form of property deposited or pledged by a bailor, either with the police or the courts to secure the release of an accused from remand prison on the understanding that he/she will ensure that the Accused will return to the court for hearing until the...
Investigation

Investigation

The investigation process can span from anytime between a few days to even a year or longer. It is always advisable to co-operate with the police and provide your full assistance at earliest possible instance. It is also prudent to inform the investigating officer of...
Mitigation After Pleading Guilty or Convicted

Mitigation After Pleading Guilty or Convicted

Following a plea of guilt from an offender or if convicted after a trial, a plea in mitigation may be made. A well-crafted plea in mitigation may result in a lighter punishment. Goals A plea in mitigation is meant to: Obtain the lightest possible punishment reasonably...