Say Nothing If a detective contacts you seeking an interview: say nothing, exercise your right to remain silent. Often law enforcement investigators will make it seem as if they actually want to simp
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Hire a Lawyer You hear this as a first step frequently. But it is true. A lawyer familiar with Grand Jury practice can help protect your rights and maybe even preclude the presentation in the first p
How People Get Charged With Crimes Licensed to Laboy Law Office. Copyright 2010 Nolo How does a criminal case get started? Usually, it is with a police arrest report. The prosecutor then decides what charges to file, if any. The case can then go to a grand jury for an indictment...