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When arrested in Orange County or Inland Empire, it's important to know your rights. Actually, it doesn't matter where you're arrested. Cooperating with, and being polite to the police or any other law enforcement when arrested, is very important when you are stopped or arrested. You don't want to make matters worse by resisting arrest--this can increase charges against you. Remember, you'll have your day in court but it's important not to risk injuries to yourself nor incur unnecessary charges against you. Call an experienced lawyer who serves Orange County. We are located in Garden Grove but serve all of OC cities such as Anaheim, Stanton, Santa Ana and Westminster.
You have a right to know if you're arrested. If you're not sure, you can always ask the police if it's okay for you to leave. If they say yes, the best thing you can do is stop talking and start walking, followed by calling an attorney.
However, it is VERY important that you know you have a right NOT TO answer questions.
You have a right to ask for an attorney. In fact, it's best to ask for an attorney as soon as you find out you're under arrest or are not free to leave. Believe it or not, the police are allowed to make false statements to you to get you to talk. There is no law that says the police have to always tell the truth to a suspect.
Most of the time the only evidence the police and district attorney have are the ones coming out of the suspect's own mouth.
If you are being interrogated by the police, you have a right to have an attorney present. Certain factors must be present in order for police conduct to constitute interrogation. If you feel you were unlawfully interrogated or had your rights violated during questioning, please call us to discuss your matter.
The police may also use any and all statements you make to others during your incarceration such as communications with; other inmates, cellmates, and/or other government employees.
Police generally need search warrants for certain searches. Police sometimes do not need search warrant under certain circumstances.
Search Warrant Needed:
Search Warrant Not Needed:
The list is long but the following are a list of common reasons why a search warrant may not be needed.
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