Legal Advice for Car Search — 43 results
Written by attorney Tristan Legrande, 5 months ago.
The law relating to search and seizure of peoples property and person are confusing. Here is a breakdown that simplifies it a bit and explains what rights you have (and do not have). What... more
Written by attorney Jennifer Daniels, about 1 year ago.
POSSESSION OF ILLEGAL DRUGS
Throughout my career as both a prosecutor and criminal defense attorney, I have been astonished as to how many people will agree to allow the police to search... more
Written by attorney Stephen Hamer, 10 months ago.
In Texas, WHEN CAN AN OFFICER SEARCH YOUR VEHICLE?
Youre driving down the road and you see the flashing lights of a police car behind you. You pull over. Officer walks up to the car and... more
Written by attorney Aston Wilson, 11 months ago.
The answer is YES.
A police officer can search your car when he makes a 'lawful' traffic stop of your vehicle. The definition of a lawful stop is one that the officer has at the bare... more
Written by attorney Tristan Legrande, 3 months ago.
A brief overview of search and seizure law What are your rights...and what about the 4th amendment? This is one of the most common areas where there are misunderstandings about the law.... more
Written by attorney Caryn S. Fennell, 7 months ago.
Search and seizure is a process used by law enforcement to search a person or the confines of their property (automobile, residence, business, cell phone, etc.) in connection with a crime,... more
Written by attorney Brian Polinske, 11 months ago.
DHS has conducted many interdictions against private pilots flying legally within the United States. People v. Marcella has analyzed one typical fact pattern associated wtih such... more
Written by attorney Elisabeth Pasqualini, 11 months ago.
By Shaffer Engle Law Offices, LLC posted in Searches and Seizures on Monday, September 30, 2013
Police inventory search is an exception to the warrant requirement. A "care-taking"... more
Written by attorney Marc G. Beginin, almost 2 years ago.
The Fourth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution protects against unreasonable searches and seizures. Generally a warrant, issued by a magistrate and supported by probable cause, is required... more
Written by attorney Emily Beschen, 11 months ago.
In courts across the United States, the government and defense attorneys are battling it outto determine whether police can search a persons cell phone for evidence, without seekinga search... more
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