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How much is alleged please?
Total 12 thousand . I agree with approx 2000
Is this the first hearing tomorrow? Do you have a Solicitor please?
It is possible.
You can plead guilty on a basis which you admit the £2000 and not the £12,000
The Prosecutor will decide whether that is acceptable.
If it is then you will be sentenced on that basis which you will probably get a Community Order.
Otherwise you would have to plead not guilty and the matter would be set down for trial.
If you are convicted then the starting point is 18 weeks custody with the range from high level community order to committal to the Crown Court.
It is possible that you could go to prison therefore you need to make sure you ask for the duty solicitor tomorrow.
Can I clarify anything for you about this today please?
If it is the first hearing and they accept the £2000 then yes you would be convicted tomorrow but sentenced in about 3-4 weeks.
If you plead not guilty then you will not be convicted tomorrow.
The court would then decide when the trial would be, which would be another day
Does that help?
Yes it would mean you go home tomorrow.
Yes. I imagine it would be set down for a trial regarding this for a Court to decide whether they believe the £2000 or the £12,000
If you are on bail now, then you should be on bail when you leave tomorrow.
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