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ASD/ADHD/Bipolar – the legal system

By Martin Cray ON August 5, 2021

My colleagues and I have, for many years, had the privilege of being able to assist young people who have autism spectrum disorder, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, and bipolar disorder.  Overwhelmingly this would be young men and boys between the ages of 12 and 25. As we know these disorders significantly effect personality and in…

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Martin Cray & Co. named top 3 solicitors in Brighton

By James Yates ON June 10, 2021

Today ReviewSolicitors named Martin Cray & Co one of the top 3 solicitors in Brighton – crediting our perfect 5-star rating. The team are chuffed by the rating and should be commended for their hard work and commitment to their clients across Private Criminal, Family Law, Business Law and Private Law. We have often been…

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How to prepare for court and courtroom etiquette

By James Yates ON June 7, 2021

Attending court, whether for the first time or otherwise, is always daunting. Understanding courtroom etiquette and ensuring you follow formalities is essential to a good first impression. We have consulted with our solicitors to create this guide to courtroom etiquette to help make your day in court as smooth as possible. Preparing for court James…

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What Is The Difference Between Assault, Battery, ABH And GBH?

By James Yates ON April 21, 2021

What does assault mean? An assault is committed when a person intentionally or recklessly causes someone to expect that unlawful force is about to be inflicted upon them. This means that inciting fear, including where someone might pretend to act out a more serious offence, can be considered assault, even if there was no contact…

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Everything you need to know about speeding tickets

By Martin Cray ON February 19, 2021

Since 2014, Martin Cray & Co. have been named the best solicitors for motoring and driving offences. We have a steady stream of private clients who come to us when they need legal advice and representation in regards to speeding and other driving offences. Our expert speeding ticket solicitors have taken the time to break…

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Martin Cray & Co starting 2021 strong with several “no further action” decisions

By James Yates ON January 19, 2021

Despite the challenges that 2020 has presented across the country – here at Martin Cray & Co we have continued to work hard for our clients and progress their best interests. This hard work has paid off this week with two clients represented in December by Martin Cray & Co solicitors receiving “no further action”…

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Why is making child contact arrangements so important?

By Donna Robinson ON November 24, 2020

What are child contact arrangements? Child contact arrangements are terms that you and your ex-partner or spouse can either agree independently or with the help of a solicitor and/or via the court. They will set out where your child lives, when your child spends time with each parent and when and what other types of…

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The importance of having legal advice for road traffic and speeding offences

By James Yates ON November 11, 2020

Here at Martin Cray & Co we deal with a full range of criminal allegations and offences but it isn’t all wigs, gowns and the glamourous Crown Court environment depicted on television. A lot of important legal work takes place in the various Road Traffic Courts around the various Magistrates Courts. Within the walls of…

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Worldwide Freezing Order obtained remotely in High Court during lockdown

By James Yates ON August 18, 2020

The team here at Martin Cray & Co have continued to find ways to protect the interests of our clients during this lockdown period. The team – led by Martin Cray himself – successfully applied to the High Court for a Worldwide Freezing Injunction in order to protect our clients interest in a high value…

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Successful July for our private criminal cases

By James Yates ON August 1, 2020

We here at Martin Cray & Co pride ourselves on being able to provide a fully rounded Criminal Defence service ranging from Crown Court trials to driving offences in the Magistrates Court. James Yates concluded a successful July by providing plea and mitigation representation to a client caught driving while more than 3 times the…

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