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If someone dies without a will or known family, their ownerless property (bona vacantia) goes to the crown - check if you're an entitled relative, search for an estate, refer or claim on an estate
When someone dies with no will or known family, their property passes to…
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You can apply for a grant from a deceased person’s estate if you could…
The home of Attorney General's Office on GOV.UK.
What being in 'contempt of court' means, who can be in contempt of court, what the consequences are, how to report it, how to avoid it on social media (such as Twitter and Facebook).
Consultation on revisions to the Attorney General’s Guidelines on Disclosure and the CPIA Code of Practice: call for evidence.
How to complain to the Attorney General's Office if you think someone's sentence is too low - and what happens if the Court of Appeal get involved
Recruitment process, rates of pay, overview of the panel, lists of members and guidance for barristers who work ‘off panel’.
The Attorney General is chief legal adviser to the Crown and has a number of independent public interest functions, as well as overseeing the Law Officers’ departments.
The competition to refresh the Regional A, B and C Panels is now open.
The Solicitor General draws attention to the legal requirement not to publish, disseminate or retain material that has been obtained from embargoed court judgments
Rizwan Ali has had his sentence increased following intervention by the Solicitor General, Rt Hon Michael Ellis QC MP.
Attorney General emphasises the prosecutor's role in making sure that trials are fair, politically neutral & human rights are defended.
First published during the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government
Guidelines on the acceptance of pleas and the prosecutor's role in the sentencing exercise (revised 2009).
Revised guidance on how to apply the disclosure regime contained in the Criminal Procedure and Investigations Act 1996 (CPIA)
Attorney General's guidelines for prosecutors on the use of the common law offence of conspiracy to defraud.
The Attorney General’s Office public enquiry number is being used fraudulently to target members of the public.
Recent sentences examined by the Attorney General’s Office under the Unduly Lenient Sentence Scheme.
The Attorney General's Office (AGO) provides legal advice and support to the Attorney General and the Solicitor General (the Law Officers) who give legal advice to government.
The Attorney General has sent the sentences of Henry Long, Albert Bowers and Jessie Cole to the Court of Appeal as she thinks they are too low.
The Solicitor General supports the Attorney across the range of his responsibilities.
Fees, expenses, contractual terms and administrative procedures for panel counsel, clerks and their chambers.
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