14 09, 2021

What is a Protected Caution?

By |September 14th, 2021|Tags: , , , |

If you have received a police caution you may be wondering: what is a protected caution? What is a Protected Caution? In the past the law used to only talk about “spent” cautions and criminal records. In 2013 new rules introduced the idea of a protected caution. The rules related to spent

9 09, 2021

How to challenge a police caution?

By |September 9th, 2021|Tags: , , , , |

If you have received a caution, you may be wondering how to challenge a police caution. How to go about challenging a police caution will vary according to the facts of your case. How to challenge a police caution | Pre-caution action The best time to challenge a police caution is before

8 09, 2021

Police Caution Removal Solicitors

By |September 8th, 2021|Tags: , , , |

We are expert police caution removal solicitors, we have years of experience in applying for the deletion of police cautions. Our director, Matthew Elkins, is a highly experience police caution removal solicitor, and expert Disclosure and Barring Service lawyer. Police Caution Removal Solicitors If you have received a police caution, and you

7 09, 2021

Never accept a police caution?

By |September 7th, 2021|Tags: , , , , , |

You may have seen advice on the internet recommending that you should never accept a police caution. We will look at whether it is always the best advice to never accept a police caution, and when it might be best to actually accept a police caution. Never accept a police caution? It

5 09, 2021

Can you get rid of a police caution?

By |September 5th, 2021|Tags: , , , , |

If you have ever wondered, can you get rid of a police caution? The simple answer to this question is, yes. Can you get rid of a police caution? Whether you can get rid of your caution in your circumstances, will depend on a number of factors. Getting rid of certain police

3 09, 2021

Can a caution be removed after 5 years?

By |September 3rd, 2021|Tags: , , , , , , |

We are often asked; can a caution be removed after 5 years? The reason for this question stems back to previous disclosure rules that now only generally apply to ACRO Police Certificates. We still hear of police offices telling arrestees that their caution will be “removed” after 5 years, even though the rules changed

18 12, 2020

Police Caution Removal Cost

By |December 18th, 2020|Tags: , , , |

Police Caution Removal Cost - what are the costs to have your police caution removed?  The short answer is that it would cost nothing if you apply to the police for the deletion of your police caution yourself. You can apply to the police to ask them to remove your caution from the Police National

28 11, 2019

Theft Police Caution Deleted for Client

By |November 28th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Our client was issued a police caution for theft. The allegation was a very low level incident of "theft by finding" during a University night out with friends. The client and his friends had taken an item of property they had thought was discarded. The client had seen the item lying in what appeared

22 11, 2019

Affray Caution Deleted from the PNC

By |November 22nd, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

We have again been able to persuade the police to delete a caution for affray from the client's Police National Computer (PNC) record. The client worked in education and so required an enhanced DBS check. As the caution was for affray, it meant that it would forever be disclosed on both a standard and

1 11, 2019

Theft Police Caution Deleted

By |November 1st, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

We have had another client's police caution deleted. The client had been issued a police caution for theft. The client had been issued an a caution for shoplifting a number of years ago. The client had forgotten to pay for a small item from a well known shop, being distracted by her young child.