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A Guide to Bromley Magistrates’ Court

If you have received a postal requisition to Bromley Magistrates’ Court, this article is for you. A postal requisition is the same as a summons, which is a legal document requiring you to attend court. This guide will explain what you should do if you receive one.

What does it mean to receive a postal requisition from Bromley Magistrates’ Court?

If you have received a postal requisition from Bromley Magistrates’ Court, it will ask you to attend the court at a certain date and time. It will also name the offence for which you are accused. For example, it might state that you are alleged to have contravened Section 5 Public Order Act 1986 for threatening, abusive, or disorderly behaviour. However, it will not give the details of your alleged offence. Therefore, continuing with this example, the requisition would not state what specific behaviour led to the arrest for public disorder.

Upon receipt of a postal requisition, do not ignore it! It is a good idea to instruct a criminal defence solicitor. Your solicitor can go on record on your behalf to obtain information regarding your case from the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS). Your solicitor will also be able give you advice in regards to your options of how to plead, and the defences that you may be able to rely upon.

How do I find a solicitor for Bromley Magistrates’ Court?

Stuart Miller Solicitors can represent you at your upcoming case at Bromley Magistrates’ Court. Our esteemed criminal defence team have the skills and experience to help you navigate the criminal justice process effectively.

You will be assigned a solicitor who can attend court on the postal requisition date to represent you. Legal representation is likely to be a significant advantage to you in securing the best possible outcome in your case. Contact us for a free, no-obligation consultation today.

What is the Bromley Magistrates’ Court address?

Bromley Magistrates’ Court is located at:

The Court House
1 London Road
Bromley
BR1 1RA

How do I get to Bromley Magistrates’ Court?

Bromley Magistrates’ Court is located in the London Borough of Bromley. If you are travelling on public transport, you can get to Bromley Magistrates’ Court by taking national rail to Bromley North Station. The station is a 7 minute walk from the court. Alternatively, you can take the 227 or the 354 bus from the station to the court.

Where do I find Bromley Magistrates’ Court parking?

There is a fair amount of parking in the vicinity of Bromley Magistrates’ Court. Parking can be found on nearby streets such as Mitre Close and The Hill for £1.30 per hour. These are a two minute walk from the court. There is also a large multi-storey car park in the road adjacent to the court.

What are the Bromley Magistrates’ Court opening hours?

Bromley Magistrates’ Court is open from 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday. It is closed on weekends and public holidays. The counter is open from 9am to 11am and 1.30pm to 2.30pm Monday to Friday. If you need to make an application, you will need to attend the court between these times.

What is the Bromley Magistrates’ Court email address?

There are various different email addresses for Bromley Magistrates’ Court depending on the service that you require.

For general and listing enquiries, contact: [email protected].

If you need to make contact with the witness service, email: [email protected].

For citizens’ advice, get in touch with: [email protected].

Finally, to make a payment, or for queries regarding payments email: [email protected].

What is the Bromley Magistrates’ Court phone number?

For general enquiries, contact: 0300 303 0645

To make a payment, such as paying a fine, call: 0300 790 9901

For fine queries, call: 0300 123 9252

If you are a witness, and you wish to contact the witness service, call: 0300 332 1139

What do I do when I arrive at Bromley Magistrates’ Court?

By your court date, you should have already secured legal representation. Your solicitor should contact you to let you know when and where to meet. If you have not had the opportunity to make an arrangement with your solicitor, make sure you arrive at court promptly. You can ask the security guards for information regarding where to go. Prior to entering the court session you should have the opportunity to consult with your solicitor. If you have not yet secured legal representation, contact us as soon as possible.

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