Why would you take legal advice from the very person that signed the complaint or summons against you? Law enforcement will typically say this to avoid being challenged in court. For any consequence of magnitude, you should hire an experienced attorney to review the discovery, and consider any possible pre-trial motions and defenses.
No. The subject of Miranda rights generally becomes an issue if a defendant makes an incriminating statement that the State wants to use at trial. For a confession to be admissible the State has to prove that the defendant knowingly and voluntarily waived his rights.
c.158. The new law takes effect on January 4, 2014, and is applicable only to persons who commit a disorderly persons or petty disorderly persons offense on or after that date. A copy of the law is a...
There is perhaps nothing more frustrating for a defense attorney than finding out that your client has already given a statement to law enforcement. Even the most intelligent people panic and w...