Q195: Can I find out the result of the court case for which I was a witness?

    Yes you can. Witness Care Units/Victim Information Advice services have been set up nationally. Each Unit will have witness liaison officers who will keep witnesses informed of how the case is progressing.

    It may be a few weeks before the accused is sentenced (if found/pleaded guilty) because often the Probation Service (and other bodies) are required to do a pre-sentence report which gives the court some advice on the sentencing.

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