Solicitors in Middlesbrough
Middlesbrough is a town in the borough of Middlesbrough in North Yorkshire. Formerly an important industrial town, Middlesbrough still has a number of shipyards and steel fabrication plants that contribute to the economy.
Middlesbrough has a number of courts which serve the town and the borough. The magistrates’ court is located at Teesside Magistrates’ Court, Victoria Square, Middlesbrough, TS1 2AS. The magistrates’ court hears relatively minor criminal offences - for more serious offences you may need to attend the Crown Court. From the moment you are arrested for a criminal offence you should immediately contact solicitors in Middlesbrough. Your solicitor will represent you at the police station and at the magistrates’ court, though they may instruct a barrister to represent you at the Crown Court.
Possibly more pertinent to you, solicitors in Middlesbrough can help you with preparing or defending a civil claim. For more minor civil claims you may need to send your claim form to the county court at The Law Courts, Russell Street, Middlesbrough, TS1 2AE. However, before you send the form you should take advice from solicitors in Middlesbrough on where you should send it and the information it should contain.
Solicitors in Middlesbrough can provide legal advice on a wide range of legal issues, including:
- civil litigation
- family law issues
- employment law disputes
- personal injury compensation claims
- wills and probate
In some circumstances you may decide that you do not wish to instruct solicitors. In Middlesbrough there is a Citizens Advice Bureau which may be able to provide you with some basic advice. It is located at 9 Linthorpe Road, Middlesbrough TS1 1RE. You should be aware that you may need to contact the Bureau in advance for an appointment and they may not be able to provide you with the representation that you need. If you need to instruct a solicitor Contact Law will be able to help you.
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