Clarkesville, GA asked in Criminal Law, Civil Litigation, Civil Rights and Constitutional Law for Georgia

Q: Police came to my residence w a search warrant I was never shown or given a copy of. Is this legal to do?

The residence in question has a different address than what they said was on the warrant. So this is 2 part questions. Are they required to show u the warrant and hand u a copy. And 2. The residence they seized drugs in was different than one on the warrant I never saw. Are these things legal and can the charges be dismissed due to these technicalities???

1 Lawyer Answer
Michael D. Birchmore
Michael D. Birchmore
  • Lawrenceville, GA
  • Licensed in Georgia

A: These are questions that your defense attorney will address with you. I believe I know what you are thinking and why you are asking this question. If I am right, then the arguments that will need to be made will be argued later, down the road. The many facts that are so important are not known from your question. It is the facts that will determine the outcome.

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