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8 12, 2019

What is a Conditional Caution?

By |December 8th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , |

A conditional caution is an out of court disposal (OOCD) issued by the police. It is in essence an alternative to a prosecution where the case may be relatively minor and where the police/CPS feel it is appropriate. If a condition is not complied with, and there is no reasonable excuse, then a prosecution

22 11, 2019

Is a Police Caution Serious?

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

The answer to the question "Is a police caution serious?" depends on what you mean by "serious". Obviously a police caution is not as serious as life imprisonment, or being subject to high value confiscation proceedings, but a caution does have some consequences, which depending on your circumstances, these can be serious. Once a

8 03, 2019

What is the difference between “The Police Caution” and “a Simple Police Caution”

By |March 8th, 2019|Tags: , , , , |

The Police Caution The police caution, is the formulation of words that the police use when someone is suspected of a crime. The police must state the caution before any questions about an offence can be asked. The CODE C Guidance to the Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (PACE) states the following:

27 11, 2018

Police Caution Deleted in Stalking Case

By |November 27th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Our client had been accused of stalking by an ex-partner. He had been with his partner for several years, however the relationship ended badly with accusations made on both sides. The police chose to believe the ex-partner's version of events and accused the client of harassment and stalking. Our client was a successful professional

26 10, 2018

Assault Allegation Removed for Health Professional

By |October 26th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , , |

We have successfully had a police caution for assault deleted for our client. The client was a medical professional and had been issued the caution in relation to a dispute with a civil enforcement officer. The client, for fear of being prosecuted at court, and the potential for exposure that this might bring, and

16 10, 2018

Cocaine Police Caution Deleted

By |October 16th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Our client had been issued a police caution for the possession of cocaine - it had been issued over a decade ago. The client wanted to move abroad where having a drugs caution would causes significant difficulties in obtaining a Visa. The caution was being indirectly revealed on an ACRO police certificate. The client

26 09, 2018

Domestic Common Assault Caution Deleted

By |September 26th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Our client had been issued a caution for domestic common assault. The client and her husband had been in a minor dispute, where tempers had briefly flared, and the police had been called. No injury had resulted, but owing to the police's pro-active approach to domestic allegations, our client was arrested and taken into

8 09, 2018

ABH Police Caution Deleted for Regulated Worker

By |September 8th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Our client had been issued a caution for Actual Bodily Harm (ABH). ABH is on a list of offences that will always be disclosed on both an enhanced and a standard DBS certificate. The caution had been issued in the context of an acrimonious separation, and the incident had come about due a period

28 08, 2018

Child Cruelty Caution Deleted

By |August 28th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , , |

We have successfully applied for the deletion of our client's caution which had been issued for cruelty to a child, namely "assault and ill treatment, abandonment, neglect, and failure to protect" a child under the Children and Young Persons Act 1933, s.1(1). The caution, as child cruelty is on the DBS' list of offences

4 08, 2018

Deletion of Caution for Drugs Record

By |August 4th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , , |

We have successfully applied for the deletion of a possession of drugs police caution for our client. Our client wanted to move to a country that takes a very strict approach to drugs offences. Had the caution been retained the client would have been forced to give up on significant opportunities. Now that  the