At a Magistrates Court justices of the peace will either hear criminal cases themselves or if after studying the evidence will commit the case to a Crown Court for trial there. They can also deal with civil cases.
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Rachel is an accredited member of the Society of Trust & Estate Practitioners, and joined the firm as a trainee in 1991. She initially worked within our Litigation Department where she gained considerable experience in dealing with contentious matters such as disputes over Wills and Lasting Powers of Attorney. As well as preparing the aforementioned, she deals with Estate Administration and Court of Protection orders.