If you are arrested by police officers as a possible suspect in a crime, it is important that you know what you should and should not do. The first thing an individual should do is invoke your right to remain silent and request to speak with an attorney so you can better understand why you are being charged and what your options are.
Things to keep in mind if arrested:
Even if you are only being investigated for a crime, it is critical to have an attorney help you through the process. In some cases, the investigation may result in illegally obtained evidence or one that was obtained by violating your rights. In such instances, a skilled attorney may be able to get your charges dropped before anything is even charged.
Knowing your rights and properly exercising them can make a difference in the outcome of any criminal case.
After an arrest, remember that you have certain rights:
If you need assistance after an arrest, talk to our attorneys at Haughey & Niehaus, LLC.
Our team can help you anywhere in Warren County, Oxford, Mason, and Butler.