What to do if your device is seized

What to do if your device is seized

There are many reasons why the police may have come to your property, very often early in the morning and informed you they have the authority to take from your home any electronic devices.

The police will usually divulge the reason why they are at your property, maybe they are informing you that an IP address matches with an IP address used to access indecent images or they are informing you that a device has been used to cause harassment to another. Whatever you are being told we can help you.

On most occasions, they will take laptops, home PC’s, Ipads, tablets and mobile phones and you should receive an inventory of what has been removed.

What can you do?

What are your rights and who can you turn to?

Our very experienced solicitors Hugh Rowland and Matthew Swash have been providing legal advice and representation on these matters for decades. Hugh and Matthew can provide you with confidential, accurate and informative legal advice.

They can advise you about your rights, the next steps in the process, timescales, preparation for a police station interview and how the police investigation will work.

We know that this will be a very stressful time and the more information you can obtain from our team the better you can be prepared for the process. The advice they provide is confidential and specific to your particular circumstances and the issues that you are encountering.

To make an appointment, please contact us on 01473 211121 or email [email protected].

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