Asset 5 Sexual Offences

Sexual Grooming

Engaging in behaviour that could be construed as sexual grooming is a serious sexual offence and if you are being questioned by police about this type of offence, it is really important that you have proper representation by a solicitor who has knowledge and experience in this area of criminal law.

As this is a serious offence involving minors, the penalties can be steep.  If you are being questioned about sexual grooming offences you should get advice as soon as possible from a solicitor.

Everyone, regardless of their financial circumstances, is entitled to receive free legal advice and representation from a solicitor of their choice whilst they are being questioned at a police station.

If you need representation, you can call 0333 009 6275 and we’ll help you wherever you are in England and Wales.

What Can We Do To Help You?

This offence has a number of different levels to it and these are mainly based on intent. The police and the CPS will be looking to prove the intent behind the sexual grooming and this will influence the length of the sentence if you are convicted.

Our experienced team will be there to help you to be clear about the charges you are facing and whether there are any defences and/or mitigating factors to consider. We will be honest about your situation and discuss how best to approach these charges.

Why Choose Ashmans Solicitors?

Our criminal defence team have experience in dealing with the kinds of charges you are facing so we can use and apply all our experience in your case. We will explore all avenues of your case so we can provide you with the best advice possible.

We can represent you wherever you are across England and Wales and our solicitors are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week so no matter when you are being questioned we’ll be there.

No matter what your financial circumstances, you are entitled to free legal representation by a solicitor of your choice when being questioned at a police station. There are distinct advantages to having an experienced solicitor with you at these interviews.

However you may be concerned about the cost of hiring a solicitor if you are charged with the offence,  There may be legal aid available for you, depending on the outcome of a means test, but if not we offer alternatives such as privately funding the case.  We can discuss this option with you in detail if it becomes necessary.

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You can get in touch with us in a number of ways. You can call us on 0333 009 6275, available 24 hours a day 7 days a week.

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  • We have experienced criminal lawyers available for you 24/7.
  • No matter when you need us, we will be there for you.
  • Our reputation as a leading defence firm in general and serious crime cases is built on the strength we have in creating viable defences.
  • Our criminal law team are highly skilled and experienced, ensuring that you have the best defence possible in your case.
  • We explore all possible options, whilst preparing for your defence case.
  • We will attend the police station to offer you independent legal advice free of charge, as you will need to be clear about where you stand from the outset.
  • Whether you are facing a general criminal case, or facing more serious charges, we’ll place our reputable team of criminal defence solicitors behind you.
  • We have access to some of the best criminal barristers and advocates (an advocate can speak on your behalf in court) which means you will have an outstanding team available to represent you.
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