Asked in Criminal Law for Minnesota

Q: A detective is trying contact me won't tell me what's its about how can I find out without meeting with the detective

I've spoken on the phone with him and he just keeps saying we need to talk and I've told him that have nothing to say to him without a lawyer how can I find out what this about without meeting the detective

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Jonathan Matthew Holson
Jonathan Matthew Holson
Answered
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Rogers, MN
  • Licensed in Minnesota

A: Get attorney on board. Your attorney can help sort out what the issue is and why they’re looking to chat with you.

William Bailey agrees with this answer

Thomas C Gallagher
Thomas C Gallagher
Answered
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Minneapolis, MN
  • Licensed in Minnesota

A: Police who want to talk with a suspect have a problem. Why would the person talk to police if they knew what police were up to? They typically will tease the person's curiosity to bait the trap. Don't talk to them on the phone, in person, or ever. Call me or another criminal defense lawyer instead.

William Bailey agrees with this answer

William Bailey
William Bailey
Answered
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Bloomington, MN
  • Licensed in Minnesota

A: You should hire an attorney to represent you. Then your attorney will be able to contact the detective and determine what is going on as well as advise you on your best course of action.

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