Q: Is the good Samaritan law involving not being charged in a situation that a person calls 911 to seek medical help
My friend lives in indiana called 911for her husband because he was over dosing and when the police came they arrested her and charged her with possession of drugs and paraphernalia ECT... But also never drug tested her
Your friend needs a good criminal defense attorney immediately.
You state that your friend lives in Indiana but you don't state where the incident takes place.
Please make sure that, whereever the case is, that that lawyer is an experienced criminal defense lawyer licensed in that State.
In other words, don't pick an Illinois lawyer who is not licensed in the State of Indiana if the incident, arrest, and charges are taking place within the jurisdiction of an Indiana court.
Alexander Ivakhnenko agrees with this answer
There is no such thing as a Good Samaritan law that exonerates or insulates anyone from being criminally charged with drug possession at the scene.
That person needs to discuss her criminal case with an accomplished criminal defense counsel to fight for her freedom.
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