Facing a criminal allegation?

No matter what it is, here are a few simple dos and don’ts.


Get hold of us at Collins & Co Defence Lawyers as soon as possible. It is absolutely vital that that you get advice urgently. That means your rights will be protected from the very beginning.

Inform us of your income in detail; benefits or earnings, any capital in bank accounts, and so on. It makes it possible for us to see if you’re eligible for legal aid.


Avoid reality. Your predicament will not go away. The best, and only way, to properly deal with any allegation get proper legal assistance, and face it together.

Discuss anything relating to the allegations or any part of your defence with the police, or the Procurator Fiscal. In fact, with anyone else involved in the case. Seek professional advice first.