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Can an officer search you, your home or your car?

Many people are unclear as to when an officer requires a search warrant.

When it comes to body searches, an officer can search you during an arrest, without a warrant. This is done in an attempt to uncover evidence, stolen goods, drugs or weapons.

What about home searches? In some cases, a home can be searched without a warrant. For example, if officers feel that somebody is attempting to destroy evidence, they don't have to wait for a warrant to enter.

Car searches are also a common concern of many people. Your car can be searched without a warrant or your consent if an officer believes that it contains stolen goods, something illegal or some type of evidence.

Do you believe that you, your home or your car was searched in an illegal manner? If so, and the judge agrees, the court may decide that any evidence collected during the search is unable to be used against you.

With so much gray area regarding searches, it is never easy to understand if your rights have been violated. Rather than guess, contact us online or via phone. We can answer your questions, review your case and help you better understand if you were treated within the limits of the law.

If your rights were violated, you can use this in your favor as your case moves through the court system. Of course, this only holds true if you know what you are doing. It is our job to ensure that every possible defense strategy is used in your favor.

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