This year has been very successful for Edward Hayes and we would like to take this opportunity to celebrate the achievements of our hardworking staff, who have secured not guilty verdicts for our clients and taken on a wide variety of cases. Although the individuals leading these cases deserve a huge amount of credit for these victories, they are a team effort and everyone at Edward Hayes has contributed to make this such a good year for us. Charles Long In heading up the false allegation and

Read more [...]

Posted in False Allegation, Family Law, Latest News, Motoring Offences | Leave a comment
The Police Act of 1997 defines serious crime as involving the use of violence, giving the perpetrator significant financial gain, involving a large number of people working towards the same aim or where the perpetrator is likely to receive a three-year or more prison sentence provided they are over 21 years of age and have no previous convictions. As the consequences of being convicted are so serious, it is vital that anyone falsely accused of a serious crime behave in a way that does not jeopardise

Read more [...]

Posted in False Allegation | Leave a comment
Accusations of child abuse are taken very seriously by the police, who take a number of actions to ensure they are investigated thoroughly. The trauma of being falsely accused of child abuse is very much heightened by the process of evidence gathering, making it for anyone accused of such a serious crime to seek the best legal advice as early as possible. Understanding the process that the police follow will also make the experience less traumatic. Gathering Evidence When an accusation of child

Read more [...]

Posted in False Allegation, Family Law | Leave a comment
In cases of alleged physical child abuse, it is vital to determine the exact nature of the injury the child has suffered to begin assessing if it was caused accidentally or deliberately (non-accidental).  One of the most important tools used by those responsible for reporting and assessing children’s injuries is a body map.  This allows the person to record the nature and location of an injury in a visual way to help establish possible patterns in, or causes of, the injuries. These body maps

Read more [...]

Posted in False Allegation, Family Law | Leave a comment
Committing a motoring offence will often be the first and only time that many people find themselves on the wrong side of the law. Having probably lead a previously unblemished life, the experience of being arrested or receiving a Notice of Intended Prosecution can be both upsetting and frightening. Knowing how you can help if a loved one is charged with a motoring offence will do a lot to lessen their concerns and achieve a successful outcome. How you can help Firstly, find out what motoring offence

Read more [...]

Posted in Motoring Offences | Leave a comment