Franklin, TN asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Tennessee

Q: If a search warrant's area for particularity refers to "Attachments A and B" but neither accompany it, is it valid?

When questioned regarding what the agents were looking for, all I was told is "evidence of crimes" and "we can take anything relating to our investigation--papers, computers, phones, even the house, your passports, and bank accounts if we want."

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Anthony M. Avery
Anthony M. Avery
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Knoxville, TN
  • Licensed in Tennessee

A: You need to hire a competent attorney today. Although it appears no Indictment has occurred yet, you need to be ready to attack the SW and attempt to suppress any evidence it generated. Also do not communicate with anyone that might have something to do with this such as friends, associates, and it is probably time for a new phone.

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