Going to court The criminal and civil court process can be stressful, intimidating and unfamiliar. The advocacy team’s knowledge and understanding of the legal systems can assist you in exercising your rights. We can help in the following ways: Explore your reporting options. Liaise with Gardaí and/or solicitors. Pre-trial support: we can show you around the court and answer any questions you have. Court accompaniment during trial process. Assistance with Impact Statements. Post-court support Many people we meet will encounter these processes for the first time, and our experienced team will be able to support you every step of the way.