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My son was convicted of a offence. He has some learning

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My son was convicted of a sexual offence. He has some learning problems and was not given pre sentencing reports. The girl was known to make allegations against others and was removed from her family home due to accusing her step father. She also accused a teacher of the same thing. Can I appeal on his behalf, I'm so worried
Submitted: 1 year ago.
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Expert:  Ash replied 1 year ago.
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Did he plead guilty or convicted after trial?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
He was sentenced after trial, he didn't understand the process as he has auditory memory problems
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
He was sentenced after a trial
Expert:  Ash replied 1 year ago.
Did he point that out to his barrister?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Yes but his solicitor said he was ok. I have psychological reports to support it.
Expert:  Ash replied 1 year ago.
Has he ever been declared that he is unfit as under the mental health act?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
No, he also has depression and says he is going to kill himself in prison. He should have been given a representative to help him. He would then have been allowed a ore sentencing report. I don't know how to help him
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Are you still replying?
Expert:  Ash replied 1 year ago.
Was he sentenced at Crown court?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Yes he was, 3 years he will serve 18 months
Expert:  Ash replied 1 year ago.
Ok, so he had a barrister and solicitor?

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