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Leading Houston Criminal Defense Lawyer » Search & Seizure: Exactly What Police May and May NOT Do.

  Although individuals within the United States are entitled to privacy and freedom from government intrusion, there is a limit to that privacy. State or federal law enforcement officers are permitted, where justified, to search your premises, car, or various other assets in order to look for and seize illegal items, stolen goods or evidence of a criminal offense. What…

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What Can The Police Charge Me With?

A person who has been stopped by the police may be ticketed for a “civil infraction,” may be ticketed or arrested for a “petty offense” or “misdemeanor,” or may be arrested for a “felony,” or may be released. It is possible for the person to later be charged, when the police complete their investigation. Sometimes, the person will be informed…

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What Happens If I Am Stopped by the Police?

When Will The Police Stop A Person? Generally, the police will stop a person for committing a traffic violation, for suspicion of being engaged in criminal activity, or to arrest the person for a crime. After being stopped by the police, a person will typically be questioned. Can The Police Stop And Question People Who Are Not Under Arrest? Yes.…

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