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.
Find out about licences and other permissions you might need to carry out certain activities, events and jobs.
Links to the mygov.scot website for information about support for victims and witnesses of crime. Covers where and how to get support, how the criminal justice system works and has information on the Victim Notification Scheme.
Find out what to do if you find treasure trove or goods washed up on the shore, and when permission is required for the use of metal detectors.