Perverting the Course of Justice Explained

Perverting the Course of Justice Explained

To some, not telling the “whole truth” or “little white lies” can be justified for a number of reasons.  An example that springs to mind is when you may think it is better to tell “a white lie” to protect someone’s feelings or to avoid an uncomfortable situation. Psychologists refer to these as prosocial lies. However, in the eyes of the law, what you may perceive to be harmless half truth could potentially equate to the very serious offence of Perverting the Course of Justice, under Public Justice Offences.

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Distractions When Driving

Multi-tasking when driving is never a good idea and can lead to distractions being caused. Should you be distracted whilst driving it could lead to an offence of driving without due care and attention or even the more serious offence of dangerous driving.

Loud music and singing

If you are guilty of allowing the decibels to reach an ear popping level whilst driving or like nothing better than a fist pump when behind the wheel you might want to take note of this.

Should the level of music be deemed so loud that it is a distraction to a reasonable driver you could be considered to have allowed the standard of your driving fall below that of a competent and careful driver. This could land you in hot water and see you receive a fine and 3-9 penalty points for careless driving or an automatic 1 year ban for dangerous driving.

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Easter Bank Holiday Opening Times April 2019

JS Miller Solicitors are open over the Easter bank holiday weekend. If you need to speak with an expert motoring lawyer you can seek help from us immediately, rather than waiting until Tuesday 23rd April 2019 when our offices are fully open.

Our freephone number 0800 1389 123 will be operative from 10am until 10pm over the Easter weekend. All messages will be returned within 12 hours. Alternatively, you can email us via our Contact Us page or Request a Call Back and one of our expert motoring solicitors will contact you on Tuesday 23rd April 2019.

We know that as soon as you have placed your instructions with us you will regain some of your peace of mind and so urge you to call us now to see how we can help you.

We are open for new enquiries over the Easter bank holiday weekend

Good Friday 19th April 2018

Marc McCormick – Paralegal

10am to 10pm

Saturday 20th April 2019

Jack Tomlinson – Trainee Solicitor

10am to 10pm

Easter Sunday 21st April 2019

Saskia Abbot – Solicitor

10am to 10pm

Easter Monday 22nd April 2019

Ellie Taylor – Solicitor

10am to 10pm