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Proceeds of crime: what happens to the family home?

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The Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 is a comprehensive piece of legislation that was created to prevent criminals from financially benefitting from their crimes. The legislation gives the authorities the power to recover and confiscate any assets obtained...

What Are The Consequences of Drug Trafficking?

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The punishments for drug offences vary based on the severity of the offence and the type and quantity of drugs involved, often referred to as role and category. For less serious cases, individuals may face imprisonment for up to 7 years and an unlimited...

Can I Get The CPS To Drop Drug Charges Against Me?

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Drug charges can have a significant impact on an individual's life, potentially leading to severe legal consequences and long-term repercussions. Understanding the legal avenues available and the factors that can influence the Crown Prosecution...

Understanding Drug Crime Outcomes in England and Wales 2023

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Conspiracy Solicitor delve into the latest drug offences statistics in England and Wales from the Office for National Statistics to understand the patterns we’re seeing for drug crime outcomes in the UK. Our criminal justice system faces a wide...

What Happens If You Get Caught With Cocaine?

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If you are caught with cocaine the legal consequences can be severe. Being in possession of cocaine is a criminal offence under the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971, as it is classified as a Class A drug. The penalties for possession of cocaine can include a fine...

Can drug trafficking charges be dropped?

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Drug trafficking offences are incredibly serious, and as such, the associated penalties and charges can be substantial. Those who are facing drug trafficking charges will require the support of an expert solicitor, to ensure a robust defence and...

What counts as possession with intent to supply?

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Possession with intent to supply is one of the most serious drug offences you can be charged with. In many instances, being found guilty of possession with intent to supply will lead to lengthy prison sentences. But, somewhat understandably, there is often...

How do police investigate grow houses?

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Given that the cultivation of cannabis is an illegal offence, it stands to reason that being caught with a ‘grow house’ by the police could result in serious penalties. The police have extensive powers and tactics to locate and shut down...

How do the police prove intent to supply?

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Possession with intent to supply is a serious charge, and if you’ve been accused, it’s vital that you seek the support of an expert solicitor. Drug laws can be complicated, particularly those that establish the difference between possession and...

What is the punishment for county lines?

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County lines drug offences are incredibly serious, and anyone convicted can expect to face severe penalties. That being said, the exact punishment someone could receive if they are arrested for county lines can vary significantly depending on the...

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