Q: What type of a lawyer do i need?
I was hired to fix up a rental house with an eviction notice recently (with the home owners approval). on my first day of work, when all of a sudden four police officers with their guns drawn and one of them pointing at me shouted "don't move, what the fuck are you doing here? we got a call from some that there is someone at this residence burglerizing the place" i told them to call homeowner to please verify!! instead they started checking my pulse, checking my eyes and nose, and next thing you know, i was being arrested for being under the influence, smoking device and possession(a felony charge). do they have the right to start searching for incriminating evidence when they clearly knew that there was no robbery in progress. The stupid house was empty, the police knew about it since they were at residence a few days before for something eviction related. at court the i was convicted of 11550 and violation of probation. do i file for appeal to change plea or what??????? idk.......
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