​ሕግንና ደንብን በተመለከተ እርዳታ ማግኘት ይፈልጋሉን? - Amharic | هل تحتاج لمساعدة قانونية؟ - Arabic | ܤܢܝܼܩܵܐ ܝ݇ܘ̤ܬ ܠܗܲܝܵܪܬܵܐ ܩܵܢܘܿܢܵܝܬܵܐ؟ - Assyrian | Need Legal Help? - Auslan | Treba li vam pravna pomoc? - Bosnian | Burmese â Need Legal Help? | 需要法律帮助吗? - Chinese Simplified | 需要法律幫助嗎? - Chinese Traditional | Trebate li pravnu pomoć? - Croatian | ضرورت به کمک قانونی دارید؟ - Dari | Wïc Kuɔɔny në Wɛ̈t Löŋ? - Dinka | آیا به کمک حقوقی نیاز دارید؟ - Farsi | Gadreva na Veivuke Vakalawa? - Fijian | Kailangan ninyo ba ng tulong na panglegal? - Filipino | Besoin d’aide juridique ? - French | Χρειάζεστε βοήθεια σε νομικά ζητήματα - Greek | क्या आपको कानूनी सलाह चाहिए? - Hindi | Butuhkan Bantuan dalam Masalah Hukum? - Indonesian | Hai bisogno di assistenza legale? - Italian | ត្រូវការជំនួយលើបញ្ហាផ្លូវច្បាប់ឬទេ? - Khmer | 법적인 도움이 필요하십니까? - Korean | Ви треба ли помош со правни работи? - Macedonian | कानूनी सहयोग चाहिएको छ? - Nepalese | Necessita de ajuda com questões jurídicas? - Portuguese | Вам нужна юридическая помощь? - Russian | E Manaomia Fesoasoani i Mea Tau Tulafono? - Samoan | а ли вам треба помоћ у правним питањима? - Serbian | Ma u baahan tahay Caawimmad xagga sharciga ah?- Somali | ¿Necesita ayuda con cuestiones jurídicas? - Spanish | சட்ட உதவி தேவையா? - Tamil | ท่านต้องการความช่วยเหลือทางด้านกฎหมายไหม? - Thai | Fiema’u ha tokoni Fakalao? - Tongan | Yasal Danışmaya İhtiyacınız mı var? - Turkish | Cần Được Giúp Đỡ Về Luật Pháp? - Vietnamese |

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Checklist: Summing up

Icon - checklist  You can print this checklist and take it to the hearing with you so that you can make notes while the witnesses are giving evidence. When you are summing up your case at the end of the hearing you can use this checklist to help you prepare.

For more information, see At the hearing.

Icon - alert  This checklist is not legal advice.

​Your defence


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What is your defence? (for example, you didn't do it, accident, self-defence, you have an alibi, you had a legal right)
Checkbox icon Why your evidence and your witness's evidence should be believed  

Prosecution's witnesses (do this for each witness)

Checkbox icon Witness name:
Checkbox icon What did they say they saw or heard?
Checkbox icon Were there any gaps or inconsistencies or did they contradict themselves?
Checkbox icon Did they say something different in the witness box to what was in their statement?
Checkbox icon Was there anything they weren't sure about?

Your witnesses (do this for each witness including you) 

Checkbox icon Witness name:
Checkbox icon What did they say they saw or heard?
Checkbox icon Why should the magistrate believe their version of events? (for example, they were an eye witness)
Checkbox icon Which part of their evidence was most convincing? (for example, they stuck to their story under cross-examination or the evidence they gave to the police was the same as what they gave in the witness box)
Checkbox icon Did you or any of your witness's evidence contradict the evidence of the prosecution's witnesses?

Final remarks 

Checkbox icon The prosecution has not proved beyond reasonable doubt that you committed the offence 
Checkbox icon The magistrate should find you not guilty