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Attending a police station can be a daunting experience. It’s important to seek legal advice when you go to a police station so that you have someone with you who can fight your case from the outset. These are some of the questions we get asked a lot:

No, you have the right to choose any solicitor you like. The team at Russell and Russell have a proven track record of dealing with police station attendances and can represent clients across the North West and North Wales.
Yes. If you’re arrested, are asked to voluntarily attend the station or even if you’re not sure, a solicitor should be present when you’re questioned. Even if the police tell you it won’t take long, you should always make sure you ask for a solicitor.
Yes. Everyone who is to be questioned under the Police and Criminal Evidence Act (PACE) is entitled to free representation.
No. In fact, it can actually make your time spent at the station shorter. More importantly, if a case is bought to court, having a solicitor to represent you from the time you were questioned can materially affect the outcome of your case.

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