Legal Advice for Police Questioning — 19 results
Written by attorney Benjamin Partee, over 1 year ago.
When the police want to talk to you, there are several important things to keep in mind to protect your rights.This guide will help you know what to do in this situation.
Written by attorney Roland Tiemann, almost 5 years ago.
Lawyer Up If the police are looking for you, immediately contact an attorney who will do pre-arrest representation. It’s stressful when you know the police are looking for you but it... more
Written by attorney Theodore Perlick Molinari, about 6 years ago.
Cooperate If the officers tell you that you are under arrest, do not fight. This will only add to your problems. Simply go with them and follow their instructions. You do not want to make... more
Written by attorney Mitchell Melnikoff, about 6 years ago.
Ask to Talk to a Lawyer 1. Tell the person who has arrested you that you want to talk to your lawyer. Repeat this request to every officer who speaks to you. What to Do Next 2. Identify... more
Written by attorney Elizabeth Carpenter, almost 3 years ago.
Do I have to answer questions if the police stop me while I am walking on the street?
The police can stop a person when they have good faith belief that the person was involved in a crime... more
Written by attorney Alan Brinkmeier, about 3 years ago.
Many Illinois criminal convictions come through confessions and statements made by the accused at the police station. Many convictions would never happen if the accused invoked his or her... more
Written by attorney Nicolaie Cocis, over 1 year ago.
In California, the police, just like a teacher, principal of a school or any other person, can talk to and question your child without you being present. However, a police officer must warn... more
Written by attorney Marakay Rogers, over 3 years ago.
Be polite This is the most important thing you can do. Being polite and respectful, no matter how angry or frightened you are, will usually protect you more than a team of high-priced... more
Written by attorney Rebecca Cosca, over 1 year ago.
Law enforcement uses the art of confession as a primary tool in closing cases. Remember this, they are professionals. Do not engage on your own. Call in your professional. Demand to have... more
Written by attorney Gene Dorney, almost 5 years ago.
Tell them immediately I choose to remain silent. Your statement should be short and to the point. Do not keep talking after you have told them you are going to remain silent. Oftentimes... more
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