Q227: I have been charged with an offence and am appearing at court, do I need a solicitor?

If you are a defendant then it is always advisable to get legal advice. If you do not have a solicitor then there will always be a duty solicitor in most courts.

If you are appearing as a witness at court then you do not need a solicitor.

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