Find out more about what happens in a magistrates' court and what happens if a case is referred to a Crown Court.
A sentence is the punishment given to an offender who has been convicted of a crime.
if you have to attend court as a victim or witness, you may have some questions about what happens when you're there. Here are some common queries.
The thought of attending court can be unsettling, but it can help to familiarise yourself with what will happen before, during and after the court process.