If you claim more benefits than you are legally entitled to, you could be prosecuted for benefit fraud. A conviction could lead to a fine, loss of benefits and, in serious cases, a prison sentence. If you are suspected of benefit fraud, contact us today so our expert lawyers can make sure you are fairly represented.
Benefit Fraud Investigations & Prosecutions Lawyers London
Benefit fraud can be committed in two ways – giving false information to claim money you are not entitled to or failing to tell the authorities when your circumstances have changed. In the second instance, most people start by legally claiming the right level of benefits but when something happens which would affect the amount of money they would receive, they do not notify the right organisation.
Examples of benefit fraud include claiming Jobseeker’s Allowance while working or telling the authorities that you are a single parent when you live with your partner.
If you claim benefits, you could be subject to an investigation. This can be very worrying and stressful and consulting a lawyer can help you to understand the process and the best steps to take. If investigators believe you have been dishonestly claiming benefits you were not entitled to, you could be prosecuted. You may be given the option of paying a penalty or you may be taken to court.
The law surrounding benefit fraud is incredibly complex and our specialist team will work with you to ensure you are fairly treated. You will be assigned to a lawyer with experience in dealing with benefit fraud cases, who will gather all the necessary evidence to argue your case.
For expert advice and support which is individual to you and your circumstances, call us on 020 7792 5649 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
If you have been accused of benefit fraud at any time, or fear that you may have a problem because of it, as practiced benefit fraud solicitors based in London, we can help with all aspects of this problem. We can work with individuals and also employers who may find themselves entangled in the intricacies of the scheme.
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If you are threatened with prosecution for benefit fraud, let us represent you: we will advise and represent you, and help bring matters to a conclusion swiftly so you can get on with your life.
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Whether you are used to dealing with the welfare benefit system in the UK, or are possibly entirely new to what can be quite a complicated and troublesome affair, we can assist. If you feel that you have lost control of the problem and possibly even been accused of benefit fraud, then you need to get help as soon as possible. The benefit system covers a wide plethora of assistance in various shapes and forms, so in order to extract yourself from the predicament in which you may be in, you need to talk to experts that understand the rules and its procedures inside out.
Benefit Fraud Interview Legal Advice
If you are due to be interviewed by government officials it is always best that you make yourself available to speak with us before this meeting takes place. This way we can prevent you becoming further confused and worried due to misunderstandings or lack of information.
When you come to see us initially we will break down your case into basic details so that we understand the problems with which you are faced. You will need to make us aware of your employment status, give details of any income or savings that you already have and whether you have any health problems which should be taken account of. It may also be necessary for us to know your marital status, whether you have children and your residential situation.
If your case has progressed beyond the interview stage and you have already been summoned to court, we can talk you through the process and arrange to represent you if necessary. Our knowledge of the UK benefits system is vast and having helped many individuals in similar circumstances, we are exceptionally well placed to assist you every step of the way.
Should you be worried that you will receive a fine due to the proceedings being levied against you, or are even more worried that a prison sentence may be on the horizon, let us talk you through each scenario and make you aware of what may or may not happen. You will find that once you have discussed your fears with us and allowed us to put everything into perspective, you will not feel nearly so worried or stressed.
Benefit fraud is something that our lawyers know a lot about, so let us help you with your dilemma.