Inquest representation

An inquest can be an intimidating place for family and loved ones. If the death is somehow connected with authority in any way such as a death in prison, police custody or a hospital in unusual circumstances then the authority will be represented by lawyers.

In some cases this may mean a number of different authorities being represented such as the police, the prison service, hospitals, mental health services and others. These cases often attract publicity and a media circus ensues. This all serves to make it very hard for the family to try and find out for themselves what actually happened. This is when it is very important for you to be represented and to ensure that your family’s needs are not lost in the process.

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Why choose Stephensons?

Our experienced team will ensure that your questions are asked and if at all possible try and help you find out what happened. We can liaise with all the relevant people on your behalf; this could mean the coroner’s office, the Independent Police Complaints Commission or the NHS.

It is also important to ensure that if necessary expert evidence is considered. There may be many different questions that need consideration and sometimes an expert is needed. We can advise on these issues and have access to leading experts in many fields medical or otherwise.

We believe the family should be one of the most important considerations at an Inquest and we endeavour to ensure that you are kept informed and understand the process at all times. 

To speak to a specialist inquest solicitor call us on 0175 321 5096, you can also complete our online enquiry form and a member of the team will contact you.

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