Arlington, TX asked in Criminal Law for Texas

Q: search&seizure handcuff husband.they search bedroom in my room without consent did they violate my rights

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Jodi Soyars
Jodi Soyars
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • San Antonio, TX
  • Licensed in Texas

A: There could be a serach & seizure issue if they did not have a warrant and they did not have another legally authorized reason to be in the house or searching the house. However, if they did not find anything, there is not really any remedy. Call an experienced criminal defense attorney if something was seized or your husband was arrested. If you are wanting to pursue a civil claim against the State for violation of a constitutional right (i.e. discrimination, illegal search and seizure, etc.) then you would need to call a civil attorney.

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