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Judicial Services

GavelCrown Prosecution Services
The main Sussex CPS offices are based in Brighton and Chichester. However, please direct all general enquiries to the South East Area office www.cps.gov.uk

Justice of The Peace
The name Justice of the Peace is the official title of a magistrate. They are legal officials that are appointed to carry out certain legal functions including sitting in a Magistrates’ Court and sometimes the Crown Court. They have to consider sentences and appeals in the Magistrates’ Court, as well as signing search and arrest warrants.

Legal Advice and Support
Please click on the following links for information on Advocacy or the free legal advice offered by the Citizens Advice Bureau.