New Court Charges For Criminal Cases
New Court charges for criminal cases have been introduced in the UK.
These are payable by all defendants who plead guilty or are found guilty after trial, and are in addition to the prosecution costs, fine and victim surcharge already applied for in such cases.
The court charges for criminal cases are as follows:
Guilty plea on a summary only offence – £150
Guilty plea to an either way offence – £180
Conviction after trial for a summary offence – £520
Conviction after trial of an either way offence – £1000
Guilty plea – £900
Conviction after trial – £1200
Losing an appeal – £150
Forrest Williams are specialist criminal defence solicitors. If you have been charged with an offence, please contact our expert team on 01623 397200 for a free 30 minute consultation.