Orlando, FL asked in Criminal Law for Florida

Q: Police came to my nephew school and took his cell phone questioned him about a murder and his parents weren’t there

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Gary Kollin
Gary Kollin
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  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: Like I wrote on AVVo, you and his family should have retained counsel instead of writing here. He needs to be represented NOW

Sasha Dadan Bonna
Sasha Dadan Bonna
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  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Fort Pierce, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: The police need a search warrant before they can access your nephew's phone, unless they have permission to search from the owner of the phone. I would hire an attorney immediately even if he has not been charged.

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