New Albany, IN asked in Criminal Law and Constitutional Law for Indiana

Q: If a person that is visiting my home has a warrant, do the police have the legal right to stand by my windows

And listen in my home to try and hear that person speak? Then demand I open the door or they will bust it out if I don't then upon entering begin to search with no warrant then cuff me for saying to stop

1 Lawyer Answer
Andrew L. Bennett
Andrew L. Bennett
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  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Valparaiso, IN
  • Licensed in Indiana

A: If the person is visiting and has no possessory interest in the home and the warrant lists another address then the police cannot force their way in unless they get a new search warrant that lists your address.

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