Police will often ask a person for permission to search their home, car, or person. It is almost never wise to give such permission, for a variety of reasons.
The Importance of Remaining Silent when Accused of a Crime
When accused of a crime, most people will naturally wish to express their innocence and explain exactly how they have done nothing wrong. It is only human nature to want to defend oneself against accusations. However, doing so can be disastrous from a legal perspective, which is why it is best to remain silent and seek an attorney at once.
The Importance of a Criminal Defendant’s Right to Remain Silent
As an attorney whose caseload includes a good deal of criminal defense work, there is one recurring them that stands out: clients who spoke to the police when