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Hello. I am James a Criminal law solicitor and police station solicitor.
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To answer you question , can he be remanded?
The simple answer is yes. If he is on bail to attend court and has bail conditions imposed on him, if these conditions are breached repeatedly, then the court could remand in custody until the court hearing. However if this happened, there are strict time measures that would need to be followed.
It could be possible that the neighbors are taking advantage of their positions, it could be worth making a formal compliant to the police force.
If he is remanded in custody, the prosecution have specific custody time limits to work to.
However, a solicitor could also make a bail application to the magistrates, if that fails can then be made to a higher court.
In the magistrates court the custody time limit is 56 days to trial.
Unfortunately, what they say is correct, normally an internal investigation would go on hold until any possible court hearing is over.
However, at court, the officers conduct and motive could be called into question for making complains.
If he comes home with silly police bail conditions etc, you must get his solicitor to make an urgent application to the court to apply for a variance in police bail conditions.
if he has legal aid He should formally complain to the law firm and the Legal aid agency for the failure of the solicitor to attend, . If the solicitor could not make it, then they should have used an agent or counsel to attend. Not leave the client alone.
a complaint can also be made to the solicitors regulation authority regarding conduct of the solicitors failure to attend court or arrange suitable cover.
As his partner you could call the custody centre he attended to get an up date. They won't discuss the matter with you, but can confirm if still there.
Right, If he is arrested for bail breach then that would require separate legal aid, or use the duty solicitor.
He would be told his right to free legal aid every time he or anyone is taken to a police station. They automatically get told this and its free every time.
I understand. The legal aid order can also be amended, solicitor can apply for change, should be no need to pay, the level of service should be the same.
Put your mind at ease and call station to see if he is still there.
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He will be offered on that is recorded on record at the station both an paper and on video of custody centre. He can always say no, in which case the solicitor would not attend
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Anyone going to the police station to be interviewed either arrested or not can have the duty solicitor.