Do not talk to the police without first consulting with a criminal defense lawyer. Ever.

Should I talk to the police?

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If you are a suspect do not talk to the police or make a statement without first consulting with a criminal defense attorney. Ever.

No.  If you are a suspect do not talk to the police or make a statement without first consulting with a criminal defense attorney. Ever.

Many people know that they should not talk to the police without an attorney.  It is a simple rule and many people know it well.  However, despite this knowledge, too many people ignore the rule because they do not want to appear guilty.  They fear that if they do not immediately talk to the police, they will be seen as guilty.  Moreover, people mistakenly believe that if they hire a lawyer, the detective will assume they have something to hide.  Those fears are misguided.

There are many reasons why you should not talk to the police without an attorney.  This article explains why an individual should not talk to police without the assistance of counsel.

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