Considerations for fitness to stand trial Fitness to stand trial is also known as fitness to plead. This refers to whether a person: Has the capacity to understand criminal proceedings in court. Can understand what they are charged with. Can understand the court process. Can actively participate in a trial. Can understand and know when… Read more »
Posts Categorised: Psychology
Psychiatrist or Psychologist?
One of the most frequent reasons we have to get back to solicitors is because we are uncertain if they truly understand the difference between psychiatric and psychological – psychiatrist and psychologist. We know there is uncertainty because we often see the words used interchangeably within a single letter of instruction. This makes us nervous!… Read more »