Asked in Civil Rights and Criminal Law for Missouri

Q: Can police search one house with two living areas with one warrant

I live in a two story house I live up stairs in a appartments to search my apparent when I am not there do they need a warrant with the up stairs location and my name on it

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Andrew Mikos
Andrew Mikos
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Southfield, MI

A: It would depend upon the specific language of the warrant. You need an experienced attorney to review the warrant, which are typically only available for review after they have been executed. You should not assume that if your roommates are involved in criminal activity that officers searching the home with a valid warrant will not also search your apartment/living space.

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