Painesville, OH asked in Criminal Law and Civil Rights for Ohio

Q: Dective told me they need me to come to their office. Refused to tell me why. What do I do?

Detective from the Sheriff's Office showed up at my door confirmed my name and told me they need me to come to the station to talk. When I asked them why they said they could not tell me it was a sensitive matter. I told them I couldn't I was expecting my kids off the bus in 15 minutes and I had no one to watch them. They told me they need me in their office by 10 a.m. Tomorrow. I have no idea what this is in regards to, I have no active warrants I've checked every city and state I've lived in over the last 5 years to be sure. I'm scared and confused and I don't even understand how it's legal that they can tell me I have to come down and see them but won't tell me why. What could this possibly be in regards to, do I need a lawyer, should I even show up without an answer over the phone as to why first?

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Gary Kollin
Gary Kollin
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Fort Lauderdale, FL

A: You hire a lawyer before you do anything else. You do not speak to officer. You let lawyer do that

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