We have received the following information regarding upcoming guilty pleas courts at Hamilton & Dumfries :-

The Guilty Pleas Court will be convened in Hamilton on 21 May 2020 and in Dumfries on 26 May 2020.

You are encouraged to make full use of this new court and to engage in discussions with COPFS wherever possible with a view to disposing of business efficiently.

As applications for the Guilty Pleas Court require to be considered by a sheriff in advance of the court, please ensure there are timeously submitted.  Applications which are submitted within 48 hours of the date of the court are likely to be held over to the following week’s court.