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Mortons Solicitors are delighted to announce that Mortons Solicitors have been shortlisted for Crime Team of the Year for The Manchester Legal Awards 2018.

Shortlisted: Crime - Team of The Year - The Manchester Legal Awards 2018

The government has announced that it intends to bring into force a number of provisions contained in the Housing and Planning Act 2016.

From 6 April 2018 the Act will allow local authorities to apply for a banning order where a landlord has been convicted of a 'banning order offence.'

What is a banning order?housing

appealsIn this article, we consider appeals against sentence from the Crown Court to the Court of Appeal. The appeal process can be complicated depending on the individual case, but here we outline the basics.

confiscationAt the conclusion of many criminal proceedings, particularly in fraud, theft and other financial related offences, the defendant may be subjected to confiscation proceedings.

If you were able to listen in to a conference between client and solicitor, you might hear an exchange a little like this one:

restraining-ordersA great many people are subject to restraining orders made under the Protection From Harassment Act 1997.

The orders are designed to protect people from harassment and are commonly made in so-called 'domestic violence' cases.

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