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The way ‘No further Action’ and Police interviews are changing

By jamesyates ON January 15, 2019

A change in the way the police are dealing with the timing of No Further Actions. As a firm with over 30 years’ criminal law experience, we are alert to changes in the way the police behave at certain points of the investigation process. An example of this is the increased frequency with which the…

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Fraud case given no further action ends successful 2018 for Martin Cray & Co.

By jamesyates ON January 7, 2019

The final quarter of 2018 was a remarkable success for the Criminal team at Martin Cray and Co. In the final three months of 2018 alone, we achieved a ‘No Further Action (NFA)’ decision from the police in eight criminal investigations. During that same period, none of our clients were formally charged by police when…

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The Police wish to speak to my child, what can I do as a parent?

By Martin Cray ON April 9, 2020

Transcription Hello, I’m James Yates – a Solicitor Advocate at Martin Cray & Co, and I’m going to take a moment to set out the kind of things that can be done as a parent when your child is accused of an offence. The first think to know and remember throughout everything that I will…

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What can I do when I accept that I am guilty of an offence?

By Martin Cray ON April 4, 2020

When you make an admission or plea of guilt this often presents more questions than answers for our clients. However, by working with our leading solicitors based in Brighton you’ll be getting some of the best representation you can in any court of law. Transcription Hello, I am James Yates – a solicitor advocate at…

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Police station interviews: Choose a solicitor you can trust

By Martin Cray ON March 28, 2020

You may receive a call from an investigator who will invite you in for an interview regarding a case – however, regardless of whether or not you are guilty you should not attend these alone. Even if you have nothing to hide you need a trained solicitor by your side to assist you through the…

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Best solicitors in Brighton: Why choose Martin Cray & Co.

By Martin Cray ON March 24, 2020

Knowing who to trust with your personal matters can be a distressing process. Beyond having to share your situation with a stranger, you also need to trust that they’ll take action in your favour and advocate for you as best they can. We pride ourselves on our approach to every case, choosing empathy and understanding…

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The truth about divorce: understanding the process

By Martin Cray ON March 19, 2020

As one of the leading divorce solicitors in Brighton, Martin Cray is keen to share his industry insight into the process of divorce to help clients myth bust some misconceptions around divorce while providing a true insight into the divorce process. Transcription Let me explain some of the simple truth about divorce ancillary relief that’s…

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Martin Cray & Co. named top Driving Offence Solicitors in Brighton 4 years in a row

By Martin Cray ON March 12, 2020

We’ve officially been recognised as one of the best driving and motoring offence solicitors here in Brighton since 2016. Thanks to Three Best Rated‘s 50-point inspection which includes local reviews, history, trading standards, ratings, satisfaction, trust, price and their general excellence for the assessment and award: “Martin Cray is a chief advocate and a specialist…

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Inheritance Tax – Why early planning is essential

By Martin Cray ON August 7, 2018

In recent figures released by the government it became clearer than ever that early planning for inheritance tax is essential to ensuring your loved ones receive the most of their inheritance when you are gone. Last year, the government income from inheritance tax hit £5.2 billion – an increase of £388 million from the year…

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Wondering if privately funded criminal defence was worth it?

By Martin Cray ON June 27, 2018

Listen to this BBC investigation before deciding.   Via bbc.co.uk

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