Shortly after reporting a possible Breaking & Entering I witnessed to a local business on my way to work, the local Police came to my job, insinuated I was guilty of a crime and admitted to confirming my identity to the suspected individuals found at the scene. I was not aware I knew them... Read more »
answered on Mar 3, 2023
In general, police officers are required to protect the confidentiality of individuals who report crimes. This is commonly known as "confidentiality of sources" or "informant privilege," and it is designed to encourage people to come forward with information about criminal... Read more »
I’m looking to obtain a lawyer to handle anything that might eventually come up. Basically a 24/7 personal protector of
My rights . I have no charges or cases pending . I would like to inquire about running an ongoing account just in case in the future something comes up . Anything from... Read more »
answered on May 22, 2018
What you want is an attorney on retainer. That means you pay him an up front fee and he will provide advice billed on an hourly basis. You need to figure out what the concerns you have are for which you need an attorney--criminal cases require criminal defense attorneys; land issues require someone... Read more »
answered on Sep 2, 2015
Get an attorney. Do you think you can do a thing as complex as civil litigation for discrimination by yourself? If so, your are wrong in my opinion. The case would most likely get dismissed for failure to state a cause of action. There are certain pleading requirements for lawsuits. You could do an... Read more »
If so, on what grounds & what are my rights
answered on Apr 10, 2015
This will depend on who is searching and why. Generally speaking you should not be searched on ground transportation by a civilian.
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