Steven Edward Weir’s Guides

Steven Edward Weir

Washington Criminal Defense Attorney.

Contributor Level 11
  1. Innocent until proven guilty?

    Written by attorney Steven Weir, over 2 years ago.

    No, NO, a thousand times NOOO!!! I can't tell you the number of times I've heard the legal standard mistated in this way. Forget what your neighbor or your high school civics teacher said. Forget what you heard on TV. Nobody is ever innocent until proven guilty, either in real li...

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  2. Innocent or guilty, what should you do if a Police officer says (s)he would like to talk to you?

    Written by attorney Steven Weir, about 3 years ago.

    You did it. You didn't do it. It doesn't matter. The way to respond in all cases is the same. You want to walk away without making yourself look guilty. There is one tried and true way to keep from having statements you made to the police read in open court. Don't make any statem...

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