Absolute Discharge Granted Disqualification Avoided

Kept Licence
Inverness Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court

Our client was facing a serious charge which would have had severe repurcussions for her professional career.

Our Mr Simpson appeared on 1st December 2023 at Inverness Sheriff Court and, to cut a long story short, was able to persuade the Court to grant an 'ABSOLUTE DISCHARGE'. An absolute discharge is only given in exceptional circumstances. Reasons for an absolute discharge can include, for example, that the crime is very minor, that the offender has been previously of good character, or that the offender is very young or old. 

This sentence is extremely unusual and is only granted a handful of times per year by the Scottish Courts and almost never for driving offences involving obligatory disqualification.

An outstanding result.

 Kept Licence!

Published: 05/12/2023

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