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Being arrested and taken to a police station can be an intimidating and overwhelming experience, especially if you are unaware of the procedures and protocols. With the support of our expert criminal defence solicitors, you can be confident in our ability to guide you through the process.

The decisions you make at the police station can be crucial and will impact your future. If you find yourself in this position, you should seek support from a solicitor as soon as you can. When you contact us, we can take steps to protect your rights.

Our experienced team of solicitors undertakes 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 solely to dealing with all fraud-related offences.

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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.

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Why Choose Tyler Hoffman for Your Criminal Defence?

  • Criminal Defence Specialists: We handle a broad spectrum of criminal cases. Our team comprises dedicated solicitors who specialise in criminal law, equipped to tackle everything from minor offences to serious, complex criminal allegations. This expertise ensures that we understand the nuances and challenges specific to criminal defence.
  • Experience and Track Record: We have a proven track record in securing favourable outcomes, from dismissals of charges to reduced sentences. Our clients' testimonials reflect our ability to effectively navigate the complexities of the criminal justice system and deliver results.
  • Personalised Approach: Every case is unique and requires individual attention. At Tyler Hoffman, we tailor our defence strategies to align with your specific circumstances. Our solicitors invest time to understand your situation thoroughly, ensuring that you feel supported and confident in our strategy.
  • Excellent Communication Skills: Effective communication is key to successful legal representation. Our solicitors are committed to maintaining clear, transparent and regular communication with our clients. We ensure you are well-informed about every aspect of your case and understand the legal processes involved. Our approach is to clearly explain legal jargon, making the details accessible and understandable, which empowers you to make informed decisions throughout your case.

How Can Tyler Hoffman Help If You Are Accused of a Crime?

  • Understanding Your Situation: When accused of a crime, the initial shock and confusion can be overwhelming. Our criminal offence solicitors begin by offering a comprehensive initial consultation to understand the specifics of your case. We will gather all pertinent information to assess the impact of the accusation on your life. We will provide expert advice to clarify your legal standing and discuss how we can tailor our defence to your unique situation.
  • Navigating the Legal Process: The UK legal system can be daunting. Our criminal offences solicitors will guide you through every stage of the criminal justice process, including explaining your rights at the police station, the significance of the initial hearing, and what to expect if your case goes to trial. We make the legal proceedings clear so you can understand each step and its implications.
  • Strategic Defence: At Tyler Hoffman, we believe in a proactive defence. Based on the initial consultation, our team will meticulously review all evidence, identify any inaccuracies or procedural errors, and consider all mitigating factors that might influence your case. We explore every possible legal avenue and defence strategy to secure a favourable outcome. This might involve challenging the prosecution’s evidence or negotiating for reduced charges if applicable.
  • Expert Representation: Our criminal defence solicitors can represent you effectively in negotiations or court. Whether negotiating with the prosecution or presenting your case before a judge and jury, our solicitors work diligently to protect your rights and achieve the best possible result.
  • Continuous Support and Communication: Throughout the legal process, we ensure that you are never left in the dark. Our team maintains open and regular communication, updating you on the progress of your case and any developments. Recognising the emotional stress of criminal accusations, we provide continuous support to help you remain composed and informed from the outset until the conclusion of your case.

Types of Criminal Offences We Can Help With

Arson: Tyler Hoffman provides skilled defence for individuals accused of arson, addressing both the intentional setting of fires and the resulting damage or harm. We focus on challenging the evidence of intent and examining the circumstances that led to the fire, aiming to reduce or dismiss charges based on factual and technical analyses.

Assault: Our criminal defence solicitors defend clients facing charges ranging from common assault to aggravated bodily harm. We examine the context of the alleged incident, exploring defences such as self-defence, defence of another, or mistaken identity, ensuring that your side of the story is robustly represented.

Benefit Fraud: Our criminal defence lawyers have experience in defending clients accused of benefit fraud, which involves allegations of deceitfully claiming government benefits. We focus on demonstrating the legitimacy of claims or misunderstanding of eligibility requirements, aiming for reduced penalties or case dismissal.

Blackmail and Extortion: We provide defence for clients involved in allegations of obtaining money, property, or favourable actions through threats. Our approach includes scrutinising the evidence, protecting client privacy, and negotiating to mitigate the impact of such charges.

Criminal Damage: Our solicitors defend against charges of property damage, focusing on intent and the actual circumstances leading to the damage. We contest the valuation of damage and aim to demonstrate lack of malicious intent, which can be pivotal in the outcome of the case.

Child Neglect: Handling sensitive cases of child neglect, Tyler Hoffman solicitors work to understand and convey the complexities of clients' family dynamics. We emphasise factors such as socioeconomic challenges, aiming to achieve resolutions that favour family preservation.

Conspiracy Offences: For conspiracy charges, where individuals are accused of agreeing to commit a crime, our focus is on disproving the existence of an agreement or criminal intent. We meticulously review communications and interactions to challenge prosecutorial interpretations.

Cyber Crime: Tyler Hoffman is adept at handling cybercrime cases, from unauthorised access to data breaches. We utilise specialists to challenge digital evidence and address the technicalities of internet law, ensuring a defence that is informed by cutting-edge technological insights.

Dangerous Dogs: For owners charged with having a dangerous dog, our defence strategy involves proving responsible pet ownership and challenging any misconceptions about the animal's behaviour. We also focus on the circumstances of the alleged incident to mitigate legal consequences.

Drug Offences: Our firm defends clients against all types of drug offences, including possession, trafficking, and production. We challenge the legality of searches and seizures, the accuracy of substance identification, and intent, which are crucial for a robust defence.

Environmental Health Offences: Tyler Hoffman represents businesses and individuals accused of violating environmental laws. Our strategy involves demonstrating compliance with regulations, or negotiating penalties focusing on remedial actions taken by the accused.

Fraud: In fraud cases, we focus on the intent to deceive and the actual loss or gain. Our solicitors trace financial transactions to provide a clear picture of the client’s actions, challenging allegations of deceitful intent. We have a team dedicated to handling criminal investigations involving fraud accusations.

Firearms Offences: Handling firearms offences, we address issues around possession, licensing and intent. We defend clients by challenging the prosecution’s evidence regarding the legality of the firearm possession and the circumstances under which it was found.

Harassment: We defend against harassment charges by examining the nature and context of the behaviour in question. Our focus is on disproving any intent to cause distress or fear, aiming for acquittal or reduced charges.

Human Trafficking: Tyler Hoffman offers defence for serious charges like human trafficking, focusing on the intricacies of international law and the specific actions of the accused. We challenge the prosecution’s narrative by presenting alternative explanations for the accused's conduct.

Kidnaping and False Imprisonment: Our solicitors defend against kidnap and false imprisonment allegations by challenging evidence around consent and the circumstances of the detainment, aiming to highlight inconsistencies in the prosecution's case.

Money Laundering: We defend clients accused of laundering money by demonstrating lawful sources of income and challenging the alleged connections to criminal activities. Our detailed financial analyses are crucial to undermining the prosecution’s claims.

Murder and Manslaughter: Tyler Hoffman handles the most serious of allegations with a focus on meticulous evidence review, motive analysis, and challenging prosecutorial evidence. We explore all possible defences, from self-defence to diminished responsibility.

Motoring Offences: From minor speeding violations to serious charges like dangerous driving, we offer comprehensive defence strategies that focus on procedural errors, factual inaccuracies, and mitigating circumstances.

Perverting The Course of Justice and Perjury: Defending against these serious allegations involves challenging the intent and circumstances under which the alleged acts occurred. We focus on discrepancies and motivations to provide a strong defence.

Proceeds of Crime Act (POCA): Our solicitors handle POCA proceedings by protecting assets and demonstrating lawful ownership or origins of property, crucial for mitigating the impact of confiscation orders.

Robbery and Armed Robbery: We defend against robbery charges by challenging identifications, the presence of a weapon, and the circumstances of the alleged offence, focusing on inconsistencies in witness testimonies and procedural issues.

Sexual Offences: Tyler Hoffman takes a sensitive yet assertive approach to defending against sexual offence allegations. We scrutinise consent issues, witness testimonies' credibility, and evidence's integrity.

Theft: Our firm defends against all forms of theft by focusing on intent and ownership disputes. We challenge the value of stolen items and circumstances surrounding the alleged theft to reduce or dismiss charges.

Our solicitors have extensive experience dealing with the following criminal matters,
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Benefit Fraud

Blackmail & Extortion

Criminal Damage

Child Neglect

Conspiracy Offences

Cyber Crime

Dangerous Dogs

Drug Offences

Environmental Health Offences




Human Trafficking

Kidnap & False Imprisonment

Money Laundering

Murder & Manslaughter

Driving Offence Solicitors

Perverting The Course Of Justice & Perjury

Proceeds of Crime Act (POCA)

Robbery / Armed Robbery

Sexual Offences


FAQs For Our Crime Solicitors

What should I do if I am arrested?

If you are arrested and taken to a police station, consider our following tips:

  • 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.
  • Do not sign any documents at the police station other than your rights
  • Request that someone is informed of your arrest. This could be a family member or a friend.
  • 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. We guarantee that our solicitors will deal with your case promptly.

You have the rights to understand why you have been arrested and to seek advice from a legal expert, such as those at Tyler Hoffman. We will guide you through the whole process and help you to understand your obligations.

How much do criminal defence lawyers cost?

Due to the wide range of cases we deal with, it is impossible to offer an estimate of how much our service will cost in your unique situation. Our fees depend on the complexity of the case, and there may be other expenses, such as court fees due to the intervention of either the crown court or the magistrates court. For more information about how much our criminal defence service is likely to cost, contact us today and we will discuss your circumstances.

Contact Us Today

For more information about how Tyler Hoffman can help you with your criminal offence accusation, simply call our 24/7 accessible law firm today for an initial consultation on 03300 536786, or fill out the contact form on this page to submit your query and arrange for a call from us at a time convenient for you.