Published on 21st April, 2020 by Desmond Ong
What should you do if you cannot afford a lawyer?
For legal aid for charities, you should approach Project Law Help.
For legal aid for civil litigation services, you should approach the Legal Aid Bureau.
For legal aid for foreign domestic workers, you can approach Foreign Domestic Worker Association for Social Support and Training (FAST).
For legal aid for foreigners, you can approach Humanitarian Organization for Migration Economics or Transient Workers Count Too. Each agency covers a certain sector of foreigners.
New means test to see if you qualify for criminal legal aid
Published on 3rd April, 2017 by Desmond Ong
If the police decides not to follow up on the alleged offence that has been committed against you, you can pursue the matter yourself by taking up a Magistrate’s Complaint to pursue the criminal charge.
Published on 22nd February, 2017 by Desmond Ong
Probation is an option that is available to the Court after the accused is found guilty of an offence.
Published on 21st January, 2017 by Desmond Ong
A Mandatory Treatment Order is a type of Community Order where the Court orders the accused to seek psychiatric treatment for a period not exceeding twenty-four months.
Published on 4th December, 2016 by Desmond Ong
You will have a criminal record if you are convicted of a criminal offence.