Written by attorney Andrew Russell Page

You Have the Right to Remain Silent

The Founding Fathers believed some rights were so important that they wanted to spell them out for you in exquisite detail. One of the rights is the right to remain silent. It is an important constitutional right that you waive by talking to the police without an attorney (in most circumstances). There is NEVER a good reason to talk to the police without a lawyer present - especially if you are innocent.

Suffolk lawyer Andrew Page explains this important constitutional right. If you need representation, you can reach him at the number listed on his AVVO Profile or visit

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