Corpus Christi, TX asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights, Gov & Administrative Law and Landlord - Tenant for Texas

Q: The search and arrestcwarrant given to me at the time of search does not have an address nor namevon it. Is it valid?

There was drugs found in the home. Does this mean it cannot be used as evidence if the warrant does not contain the address or a description of the residence to be searched?

1 Lawyer Answer
Kiele Linroth Pace
Kiele Linroth Pace
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Austin, TX
  • Licensed in Texas

A: Don't worry, if the defendant has a decent criminal defense attorney then the search warrant will be carefully examined for defects and the existence of warrant exceptions will be properly considered. I don't want to say more than that because this sounds like it could be a homework question. If it is a legit question then talk to your criminal defense attorneys who will have access to the actual warrant and supporting affidavit as well as to the offense report prepared by law enforcement.

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