COVID-19 UPDATE: In order to best serve our clients, we are working virtually and are available by phone or video conference. We will continue to monitor the situation and are committed to maintaining the safest possible environment.
 

PROTECTING WHAT MATTERS MOST:

Liberty, Children, Family, Education

What to do if you’re contacted by the police in your home

On Behalf of | Mar 31, 2022 | Criminal Defense |

If the police knock and ask to enter your home, you don’t have to admit them unless they have a warrant signed by a judge.

However, in some emergency situations (like when a person is screaming for help inside or when the police are chasing someone) officers are allowed to enter and search your home without a warrant.

If you are arrested the police can search you and the area close by. If you are in the building, “close by” just means the room you are in.