What to do after an arrest

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If you have been arrested, time is not on your side. It is vital to retain an experienced criminal defense attorney immediately to ensure that your rights and best-interests are protected. He or she can begin immediately building a strong case and gathering the pertinent facts and evidence. When searching for a defense lawyer, you should search for an innovative and creative attorney who is competent in all areas of criminal defense and can accurately identify issues, refine arguments, and devise persuasive legal strategies in order to give our clients the best chance at success.

If you were recently arrested, you have rights that are protected by the law. You have the right to:

  • Remain Silent:
    Law enforcement officials may pressure you to speak to them and use what you say against you.
  • Refuse Consent to a Search:
    If law enforcement officials do not have the proper warrants for a search, you can revoke permission for the search.
  • Walk Away if You're Not Under Arrest:
    If the officer has not arrested you, you may leave the premises. If an officer stops you at any point, do not resist.
  • Request an Attorney:
    Exercise this right and contact us immediately.

From booking and arraignment to plea bargains and trials, our criminal defense lawyers will be by your side every step of the way. Our attorneys will stand by you to ensure that your rights remain protected throughout the process. We genuinely believe in our clients' best-interests, and work hard to make sure your rights and well-being are upheld. No matter how difficult or complex the charges, we believe that every case has a chance of winning. Allow us to put our legal creativity and problem-solving talent to work for you.

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