If you are arrested and taken to a police station, this can be a very frightening and overwhelming experience, if you are unaware of the procedures and protocols.

The decisions you make at the police station can be crucial and detrimental to your future. It is imperative that you request for Tyler Hoffman Solicitors at the first available opportunity so we can further protect your position from the point of initiation.

Our experienced team of solicitors undertake work at Police Stations, Magistrates Courts and Crown Courts throughout England and Wales. We represent clients facing all types of allegations from minor theft offences to the most serious and complex organised crime. We have a specialist Fraud team dedicated to deal solely with all Fraud related offences.

24/7 Assistance

Advice and assistance at the police station is free and independent. A solicitor is available around the clock, 24/7 to help fight your corner if you contact us on 03300 536 786.

If you ever find yourself in this unfortunate position please follow our top tips below:

  • Always carry one of our business cards with you.
  • Ask for Tyler Hoffman Solicitors at the police station, or if you want, you can ask the officers to obtain your solicitors details from your mobile phone.
  • You are entitled to know why you have been arrested
  • Do not sign any documents at the police station other than your Rights
  • You are entitled to have someone informed of your arrest
  • Never agree to speak to the police ‘off the record’, everything you will say will be used against you.
  • Refuse to be interviewed without a solicitor from Tyler Hoffman solicitors. If the officer tries to suggest that it may take longer waiting for a solicitor we guarantee that our solicitors will safeguard that your case is dealt with promptly and legal representation will ultimately ensure that your case is handled adequately.

Our solicitors have extensive experience dealing with the following criminal matters,
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Arson is defined as malicious burning or charring of property. There are many types of arson crimes, including setting fire to one's property with fraudulent intent such as to collect insurance money. The police would carry out the investigation and obtain detailed forensic examination reports of the scene.

Why choose us?
At Tyler Hoffman Solicitors, we will scrutinise every aspect of the prosecution investigation and appoint our own forensic experts to get a fair opinion.
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We deal with all aspects of Assaults, from common assault which will only be dealt with at the Magistrates Court alongside Wounding or causing grievous bodily harm with intent which carries a maximum life imprisonment sentence if convicted after trial.

Why choose us?
Our solicitors are well informed of the law governing such offences and can commence acting for you with immediate effect. They will scrutinise the prosecution evidence and challenge every aspect of their case. We have a list of extremely exceptional Barrister who we can instruct to put forward your defence.
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The Government has increased its funding and have instructed agencies to take on increased numbers of Specialist Investigators in order to recover over paid benefits. Anyone in receipt of any form of state benefit can be a subjected to proceedings. One of the most common areas of investigations arise where individuals have failed to disclose a change in their personal financial circumstances, i.e having another part time job, cash in hand work, failing to inform the benefits agency if someone else has moved into your address.

Why choose us?
Our solicitors religiously work to assist those clients who are most vulnerable in these circumstances. We offer free initial advice to all clients so please contact our office to arrange an appointment 03300 536 786. Have a one to one consultation with one of our Solicitors today.
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Blackmail is a very serious offence which in most cases proceeds straight to the Crown Court and it is likely that you will face a lengthy custodial sentence. This offence relates to any crime where a party has made threats to another to reveal information, unless some form of demand, usually payment is met.

Extortion is taking another’s property and threatening them with harm in the future. It is often carried out in a business or professional setting and regarded as “white collar crime.”

Why choose us?
Our team has extensive experience of dealing with cases of this nature and we have at our disposal access to the some of the most prominent Barristers in the UK who have successfully defended such cases. If arrested for a crime of this nature it is essential that you contact Tyler Hoffman Solicitors from the offset so that we can put procedures into place to protect your legal rights from the beginning at the police station.
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Criminal damage occurs when someone unlawfully, and intentionally or recklessly, damages or destroys property belonging to another person.
Examples of criminal damage include arson, forced entry into a property, and graffiti on a public building. It can be permanent destruction or damage, or temporary – so even if the damage can be quickly rectified or repaired, a person can still be convicted of criminal damage.

Why choose us?
Our solicitors are experienced in dealing with such cases where individuals are facing serious allegation of this nature. we offer a free consultation with one of our experienced solicitors, who will go through every aspect of your case. We can also apply to see whether you are eligible for ‘Legal Aid’ which will assist you in moving forward.
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The government has increased funding to particular agencies such as the Education Establishments, Local Authorities and Police in the hope that all the agencies will work together to safeguard children and other vulnerable individuals. Since the increase in funding, there has been a dramatic increase in prosecutions.

Why choose us?
Given the current climate, we understand that an allegation of this nature could cause immense damage to one’s reputation amongst family, friends, peers and the wider public. Furthermore, allegations of this sort could destroy ones’ health and therefore it is imperative to have the best, fast acting legal team in your corner ready to defend and protect your freedom. If you, or anyone you know have been accused of such an allegation, call us now on 03300 536 786 to arrange a free consultation.
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Like Child Neglect allegations, these sorts of accusations can have detrimental consequences to an individual’s career and lifestyle.

Why choose us?
We at Tyler Hoffman Solicitor appreciate how delicate any trial involving children can be. We have access to some of the most highly regarded Barristers in the United Kingdom who we work with on a regular basis to ensure that we deliver the best possible outcome for our clients. Contact us today on 03300 536 786 and arrange a free consultation with one of our experiences solicitors.
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In simple terms the essence of conspiracy is agreement. When two or more agree to carry their criminal scheme into effect, the very plot is the criminal act itself. If convicted, you are likely to face a lengthy prison sentence.

Why choose us?
Some of the most important decisions made in relation to a case of this nature are made during a police station interview. At Tyler Hoffman Solicitors, if we are involved in the early stage of an investigation, we are often able to affect the outcome. Call us now on 03300 536 786 for a free consultation.
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The term cyber crime refers to a variety of crimes carried out online, using the internet through computers, laptops, tablets, internet-enabled televisions, games consoles and smart phones.

Cyber-enacted crimes can only be committed on the internet - stealing confidential information that’s stored online, for example. The UK Government views Cyber Crime as a National Security Threat and has prioritised funding for investigation and prosecution of such offences.

Why choose us?
At Tyler Hoffman Solicitors we offer expert legal advice in this niche and complex field. Contact us now on 03300 536 786 for a free consultation.
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Our solicitors have a vast amount of experience in handling cases charged under the Dangerous Dogs Act.

If you have a dog which is out of control and a danger to others (even in your own home) then the owner or the individual in charge of the dog can be charged with an offence. This offence can be aggravated if the dog injures anyone else, even on private property. The sentencing council have increased their sentencing powers for such offences and you may now receive up to 14 years’ imprisonment for a fatal dog attack.

Why choose us?
The court will often make an order to destroy the dog unless the owner can prove that the dog is no longer a danger to anyone. If you love your canine friend, it is important that you instruct us as a matter of urgency by calling 03300 536 786 so we have ensure that we prevent your dog from being destroyed. We will not shy away from instructing dog behaviour experts on your behalf to provide evidence to the court about the dogs behaviour and temperament.
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All but the most minor drugs offences (such as personal possession of a small amount of cannabis) are treated seriously by the court as upon conviction you could receive a prison sentence. The more serious offences (such as possession with intent to supply, supply, production, importation) may proceed to the Crown Court. You should not face prosecution for an offence of this type without legal representation.

Why choose us?
If you are convicted of a drug offence the prosecution can apply to recover the benefit of the Crime. It is therefore essential that you are represented by a Solicitor who is not only experienced in drug cases but who has an expertise and understanding in the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 legislation designed to prevent individuals from benefiting in their Criminal Activity.
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There is an array of different offences under this banner where a business may get caught up in. Not only your business reputation but your personal liberty could be at stake depending on the elements of the alleged offence.

Why choose us?
We have a highly trained professional team of lawyers with a wealth of experience in dealing with the most serious of cases. Please contact our office on 03300 536 786 to arrange a consultation with one of our solicitors.
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Fraud covers a wide range of offences from trying to use someone else’s credit card to organised large scale VAT carousels. False accounting charges often go hand in hand with fraud. Not only your reputation but also your liberty may be at stake, therefore we have dedicated fraud specialists waiting to assist you with your matters.

Why choose us?
Our solicitors have successfully handled an array of high profile Fraud matters which have in turn provided them with unique set of skills in order to get a favourable outcome for their clients. Our bespoke service is tailored around our clients, offering them flexible meetings in order to go through their cases with a fine toothed comb.
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Firearm offences are only dealt with at the Crown Court and it is likely that you may face a prospect of a lengthy prison sentence if you do not have the right legal team fighting your corner. Offences of this nature rely heavily on cell site analysis, fingerprints and DNA.

Why choose us?
We promise not to shy away from investing in instructing forensic experts and cell sites analysts where it may be necessary to ensure that no stone has been left unturned to prove your defence. Our solicitors work tirelessly to secure a favourable outcome for all clients. Call us now on 03300 536 786 to a arrange a free consultation.
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Whether it is racial or sexual harassment, stalking, bullying at work or neighbours from hell, a harassment allegation can cause a great deal of stress to an individual.

Why choose us?
Our team of solicitors pride themselves in successfully defending our clients. It’s often the case that an ex-partner will make malicious allegations when their relationship has deteriorated against the other party. We are known to vigorously defend our client’s rights.
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The UK has stepped up surveillance at ports and airports to identify individuals being trafficked into the UK and across the EU or beyond the EU – and the penalties for human trafficking or “people smuggling” can involve a long prison sentence.

Trafficking in persons shall mean the recruitment, transportation, transfer, harbouring or receipt of persons, by means of the threat or use of force or other forms of coercion, of abduction, of fraud, of deception, of abuse of power or of a position of vulnerability or of the giving or receiving of payments or benefits to achieve the consent of a person having control over another person, for the purpose of exploitation

Why choose us?
Tyler Hoffman Solicitors crime lawyers have acknowledged expertise in case building based on a sound knowledge of the criminal justice system – and the ability to assemble compelling evidence and documentation in criminal cases involving human trafficking allegations.
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Our clients have come under investigation due to malicious allegations being brought by an aggrieved third party or as a result of Cyber Trojans or Computer Viruses which have led to the remote downloading of images without the user knowing of their existence of having ever viewed them.

An arrest for this sort of an allegation can have detrimental consequences for an individual’s family life, work life and personal health. It places huge pressure on you as an individual and may compromise your position in society. Being convicted for an offence of this nature carries a lengthy custodial sentence.

Why choose us?
We understand what an impact these sorts of allegations can have on you. Our experienced legal team will ensure to give you the best, discreet and professional legal advice available. Contact our team on 03300 536 786 for a free consultation.
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Kidnap & False Imprisonment types of crime have a wide spectrum, and there may be aggravating features that can make a difference to your sentence. The offence can vary from refusal to let your partner leave the house after a domestic dispute, all the way to a planned, armed kidnap for ransom or for political reasons.

Why choose us?
We offer a bespoke service where you will be dealing with qualified solicitors and not paralegals. Our solicitors are experienced advocates who will offer you a personal service. We have access to some of the most acclaimed Barristers in the UK who will be ready to take on your case and fight your corner.
Call us now on 03300 536 786 to arrange a free consultation with one of our experienced solicitors.
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Money laundering is the process by which “dirty money” (money obtained through illegal activity) is passed through a chain of legitimate businesses in order to “clean it”. If you are being accused of a crime of this nature, you need to contact us as a matter of urgency so that we can fight your corner from the offset at the police station. We may be able to advice you and help prevent your matters from escalating.

These sorts of offences can cause great concerns for you as they could extend to your family and friends if the authorities believe they were aware of the fraudulent activities.

Why choose us?
Our solicitors have experience in dealing with such cases and have successfully represented clients. We have access to some of the most prominent Barrister’s in the UK who will interrogate any allegations you face. Contact us on 03300 536 786 to arrange a free consultation with one of our experienced solicitors.
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Our Solicitors have dealt with a range of murder/homicide cases in recent years. These offences rank as the most serious offences coming before the Courts. As such, anybody under investigation for such offences needs the intervention of an experienced team to review every aspect of the allegation. Instructions should be given at the very earliest opportunity so we can help to protect your legal position during your police station interview. In cases like this our intervention at the police station is necessary in order to explore whether or not they were acting in lawful self-defence or whether there was any justification in law for the killing

Why choose us?
Our team of solicitors will scrutinize and challenge every aspect of the prosecution’s case. We will instruct a panel of forensic experts to work with us in challenging any forensic evidence relied upon by the prosecution. We pledge to instruct experienced Barristers and Queen’s Counsel where applicable to deal with every aspect of your case.

Call us now on 03300 536 786 to arrange a free consultation.
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Perverting the course of justice is the act of doing something which interferes with the justice system, such as fabricating or disposing of evidence, intimidating or threating a witness or juror or intimidating or threating a judge. This offence can carry a maximum sentence of life imprisonment.
Perjury is defined as a willful act of swearing a false oath or falsifying the truth, either verbally or in writing,

Why choose us?
We are available around the clock to assist you. Our solicitors have successfully dealt with many cases of this nature and we pride ourselves in offering a bespoke service like no other. Please contact us at the earliest opportunity on 03300 536 786 in order to arrange a free consultation.
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Proceeds of Crime Act (POCA) confiscating proceedings are now a matter of routine upon conviction for variety of offences including drug importation, supply (dealing) or production, money laundering, un/under declared earnings to HMRC, or earnings from serious crime like burglaries / robberies. It is used to further punish those convicted by confiscating the defendants monetary benefit from the criminal activity.

The defendant will be required to account for all assets and income for the last six years as the prosecution will suggest the defendant has enjoyed a criminal lifestyle. The prosecution will want to confiscate not just the money they say you made as a result of the crime but want to investigate all the money and assets you have.

In certain offences the prosecution can say that your wealth has come from a criminal lifestyle and apply to the court to confiscate assets you own. This can include your home, cars, and bank accounts. If you do not have the funds to pay it then you can be sent to prison in default of payment and still owe the money. In confiscation proceedings it is your duty to prove that the assets and money you own did not come from criminal activity. The prosecution will go through your assets in great detail and will look to confiscate any unexplained income or assets.

Why choose us?
Our solicitors have successfully fought off the prosecution on various cases where they have tried to confiscate thousands and thousands of pounds from our client. We guarantee to go through the prosecution’s case with a fine-toothed comb and instruct able Barristers to fight for your hard earned assets at then Crown court. Call us now on 03300 536 786 and arrange a free consultation with our solicitors.
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Robbery takes place when someone commits theft and before or at the time of so doing, uses force, or threatens to use force – in order to steal from the victim. The force used must be connected with the theft to amount to robbery.

Armed robbery is where a robbery takes place and a weapon such as a firearm, is used. Even tools can be classed as a ‘weapon’. Armed robbery can be complicated, partly because it often involves criminal gangs, drug dealers, conspiracies and so on. These invariably necessitate huge amounts of documentary, video, DNA and finger print evidence and witnesses.
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Theft covers a multitude of offences from a minor shoplifting to long-term embezzlement. Not only your reputation but also your liberty may be at stake.
A conviction for an offence involving dishonesty can be a serious handicap in the job market.

Why choose us?
You need a legal team which can identify all the relevant issues from the offset and work to protect your legal rights and to secure your working life for the future. We promise to protect our clients and ensure to gain the best possible outcome for them. Contact us on 03300 536 786 to arrange a free consultation with us.
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