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Your Rights if Stopped or Arrested in Phoenix

YOUR RIGHTS IF STOPPED OR ARRESTED IN PHOENIX IN ORDER TO STOP IN ORDER TO SEARCH YOU OR YOUR VEHICLE YOU, YOUR VEHICLE, OR YOUR HOME police must have police must have REASONABLE SUSPICION PROBABLE CAUSE VS Reasonable suspicion that an individual committed a criminal offense is enough to justify a brief stop by police Probable cause is stronger, and as such can justify an arrest, search, or warrant for arrest. DID YOU KNOW – Police must have a search warrant or your consent to a search. YOU DO NOT HAVE TO CONSENT TO A SEARCH. IF POLICE SUSPECT THAT YOU HAVE COMMITTED A CRIME, BUT THEY DO NOT HAVE PROBABLE CAUSE TO ARREST OR DETAIN YOU, THEY HAVE TO LET YOU GO. Police do not have the right to hold you without cause. MIRANDA RIGHTS YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO REMAIN SILENT ANYTHING YOU SAY CAN AND WILL BE USED AGAINST YOU IN A COURT OF LAW In the event that you are arrested, by law, police must read you your rights. This requirement actually originated from a case in Arizona called Miranda v. Arizona, which is where we get the name “Miranda Rights" or “Miranda Warning." i YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO AN ATTORNEY IF YOU CANNOT AFFORD AN ATTORNEY, ONE WILL BE APPOINTED FOR YOU TIPS EROMA PHOENIX CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY FROM A PHOENIX CRIMINAL 3 You cannot talk your way out of criminal charges, so we recommend using your right to remain silent. Contact an attorney as soon as possible, so one can be present with you during questioning. Hire a private defense attorney. Public defenders often have caseloads that are too large for them to give adequate attention to each client. Private defense attorneys will have more time to focus on your defense. BROUGHT TO YOU BY Contact us at SOURCES the Phoenix criminal defense http://www.uscourts.gov/educational-resources/educational-activities/facts-and- case-summary-miranda-v-arizona https://www.law.cornell.edu/wex/reasonable_suspicion https://www.law.cornell.edu/wex/probable_cause https://www.flexyourrights.org/faqs/when-can-police-search-your-car/ https://www.flexyourrights.org/faqs/how-long-can-police-detain-you/ http://www.nlada.org/Defender/Defender_Gideon/Defender_Gideon_5_Problems (602) 490-8732 lawyers at MayesTelles PLLC. or WWW.MAYESTELLES.COM MAYES TELLES ATTORNEYS for more information

Your Rights if Stopped or Arrested in Phoenix

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Our helpful infographic breaks down your rights if you are stopped or arrested for a crime in Phoenix or anywhere throughout Arizona.

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