What to do (and not do) if you are arrested.

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Talking

Do not discuss your case with anyone other than your lawyer. Not even your friends or family. Anything you say can be used against you.

2

Cops

Do not contact any police, investigators, or the prosecutor's office without first talking to your lawyer.

3

Witnesses

Immediately find and locate any potential witnesses that may have any information that will help your case.

4

Cops calling you.

If contacted by the police, refuse to answer any questions without your lawyer present.

5

Don't let them search you.

Never consent to any search or give anything to the police without talking with your lawyer first.

6

Be honest with your lawyer.

Everything you tell your lawyer is confidential and won't be used against you. Be honest and communicate with your lawyer.

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