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What is Sentence Finder?

This app will help you find the most likely sentence for any criminal offence.

Where does the information come from?

The data used in the app has been supplied by the Ministry of Justice for adult sentencing outcomes in England & Wales between 2004-2017.

How do I use this app?

Select an offence from the list below. You can also (optionally) choose to select the age, sex, ethnicity of the offender and the court in which the case is being heard. The app will display the most frequent outcomes for cases that match the criteria you have selected.

When selecting items from the list click/tap once to select it and then click/tap again to activate your selection.


The Sentence Finder App


An indeterminate sentence is one that does not specify a fixed length of time in which the offender will remain in custody. Sentence durations are not provided for indeterminate sentences.


What factors can impact sentences for the same offence?

Although all courts must adhere to the sentencing guidelines,  a number of factors could impact a sentence – including:

  • the harm caused by the offence.
  • any mitigating factors
  • whether the offender plead guilty to the offence

Sentence outcomes may also vary depending on the court in which the case was heard and the judge or presiding magistrate who heard the case.

How can Stuart Miller Solicitors help?

We handle serious cases regularly and our criminal defence solicitors have deep expertise. We can help you by recommending the best course of action to take to mitigate the outcome. No matter what size your case is, get in touch.

You need guidance and legal advice from criminal defence solicitors who have a proven track record of success who will go over and beyond the call of duty to try and win your case.

Our criminal defence solicitors are experts at unravelling complex and substantial volumes of evidence often associated with serious crimes. We have a solid and definite history in successfully defending allegations and we stop at nothing to find valuable defence evidence to strengthen your defence.

If you’d like to have a no obligation chat with us before you instruct us to take your case, then contact us today.

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