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Should I Speak with the Police?

Criminal Defense FAQ – Denver Criminal Lawyer

We have all heard the phrase "You have the right to remain silent." But do you know what that means and why? Anyone who is arrested has the right to remain silent because anything that they say could be used against them in their court trial. This means thatyou do not have to speak with the police when you are arrested.

Law enforcement often tries to get arrested individuals to talk, either through persuasion, tricks, or intimidation. Know your rights and fight for them! Respectfully tell your arresting officer(s) that you know your rights and that you will not speak until you are represented by a lawyer. No matter what the police say or do, you are not entitled to say a word to them about anything. Remain silent and call a Denver criminal defense lawyer as soon as possible.

Hire a Criminal Defense Attorney As Soon As Possible

The next most important right that you have in an arrest is to hire a lawyer. With an attorney by your side, you will be able to speak with a much lower chance of incriminating yourself (saying something that could be used against you in court). The law firm of M. Trent Trani & Associates, P.C. can provide the counsel, representation and defense that you need.

Contact Our Firm

The legal team at M. Trent Trani & Associates, P.C. is dedicated to fighting all types of criminal charges. The sooner you call our offices and request a consultation, the higher your chances of a successful defense will be. Our lead attorney has more than 20 years of experience and focuses on providing each client with personalized attention and representation.

Call us now at (303) 800-0396 if you are in need of a Denver criminal lawyer!

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