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Why So Much Free Information

Free Information – There must be a catch?

We appreciate that there is a real inequality in the provision of legal advice and information to motorists accused of motoring offences.

Road traffic offences can have a devastating impact on the way you manage your life.

The Government does not feel it’s appropriate to change the criteria for the granting of legal aid to cover the vast majority of road traffic offences.

This means that hard working people on modest means will find it very difficult to get free advice in this area of law.

We charge privately for our services. Its the only way we get paid.

We don’t have a contract with the Legal Services Commission to provide legal aid because there is no point. They wouldn’t grant legal aid even if we did!

We will answer your email questions for free. This website also provides a wealth of valuable information on how to run your case yourself.

We try and make the site as informative as possible. Additionally, we are always updating it to address positive feedback that we get from you.

Have a good look around and most of the answers that you need will be here somewhere if you are not able to afford to instruct us to act on your behalf.

Emma Patterson

Patterson Law

If you need advice about your alleged motoring offence please click here to ASK US A FREE QUESTION and find out how we can help you.

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  • Avatar Stuart Lowson ★★★★★ 3 days ago
    Contacted Patterson Law following a Police stop whilst unknowingly driving without insurance.
    (Viewed and bought a car believing
    … More the owner had it insured, stopped by Police after only a few miles, car seized and fixed penalty for no insurance. Turns out the owners partner had transferred it to another car without telling him)
    Discussed options with Patterson, likelihood of success and impact of failure.
    Rejected the fixed penalty notice and proceeded with "special reasons" to avoid IN10 conviction.
    Great support from Patterson Law over several months whist trying to deal with magistrates court.
    Unfortunately the magistrates court went ahead without informing me or the solicitors and IN10 was issued with 6 points and a fine.
    Patterson Law supported in the next steps to take to County court and advised/ assigned a barrister who I met 30 mins before the hearing. We discussed the case and he had a clear understanding of the special reasons. Well presented to the Judge and I was given opportunity to stand and give evidence.
    Positive outcome with all points removed.
    Particularly good support from my case progression officer, Ian. I was kept informed in a timely manner and feel the advice given was appropriate for my particular case.
    I would use them again without hesitation.
  • Avatar THERESA WOOD ★★★★★ a month ago
    I was new to living back in UK and had a traffic incident. I called Patterson Law, they responded immediately. They were … More professional and extremely helpful and disclosed all options and costs. The advise they gave me was very settling. I took their advise and the result was just what I wanted. Then out of the blue unexpected Patterson Law called me 10 days later to see how I got on and made sure the outcome ha day best interests at heart. The professionalism and care was outstanding and I would recommend anyone who needs advise and help to contact them.

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