Legal Guides for Arrest
Written by attorney Nikiki Bogle, about 5 years ago. STAFF PICK
Be polite and courteous with police Don't give any reason to escalate the situation. Don't complain
about the stop or arrest or argue with the police. Stay calm;
control your emotions.... more
Written by attorney Brian Dinday, about 6 years ago. STAFF PICK
Save Your Breath Don't try to convince the officer of your innocence. It's useless. He or she only needs "probable cause" to believe you have committed a crime in order to arrest you. He... more
Written by Avvo Staff, over 4 years ago. STAFF PICK
An arrest warrant is an official order issued by a court that authorizes the arrest or detention of a person accused of a crime. In order for an arrest warrant to be issued, there must be a... more
Written by attorney William C. Head, about 5 years ago. STAFF PICK
This guide describes best plan for not incriminating yourself once you have been arrested for DUI until the time that you post bail and beyond.
Written by attorney Sophie Alcorn, over 5 years ago. STAFF PICK
Buy a hotel lock for your front door If you have a hotel lock, if ICE knocks on your door, you can ask to see the warrant, without letting them in. If ICE knocks at your door - don't let... more
Written by attorney Michael Ross, almost 6 years ago. STAFF PICK
At your residence It is not uncommon for police to visit the residence of a suspect, sometimes with little more than a mere suspicion of wrongdoing from a neighbor’s complaint. While an... more
Written by attorney Lance Miyatovich, over 5 years ago. STAFF PICK
Request a Hearing You must request a hearing date for a DOL hearing within 20 days from the date of your arrest. to fight the administration suspension. A failure to request this hearing... more
Written by attorney Robert Marshall, over 5 years ago. STAFF PICK
If you're a lawyer who sends out these letters, stop reading now I hold these attorneys in very low regard. If you're one of them and your feelings get hurt easily, you probably won't want... more
Written by attorney Gary D Olive, over 4 years ago.
Busted? So, you or a loved one has been arrested. What in God's name should you do next? One thing for sure, do not talk to the police.
Also, you will need to get an attorney as fast... more
Written by attorney Christopher Leroi, 11 months ago.
Many people think that law enforcement MUST have an arrest warrant in order to be able to arrest an individual for a crime. However, there are various exceptions to that general rule.... more