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Legal system

Dealing with legal issues can be difficult and confusing.

Here we explain how to take your case to court and get legal advice. There is also information on what the police can do and how they should treat you and what rights you have if you're in prison.

Finding free or affordable legal help

Find out how to get legal help if you're on a low income, including advice from a law centre or legal aid solicitor, and trial or tribunal representation by a pro bono barrister.

Rape and sexual assault

Information on rape and sexual assault, including definitions, sources of specialist help and further information.