Crown 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, telephone: 01622 356300 and they will direct you as appropriate. Website: www.cps.gov.uk.
Haywards Heath Law Courts
Bolnore Road, Haywards Heath. Includes the Small Claims Court. Main switchboard: 01444 417611. Website: www.hmcourts-service.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.