Q: I was initially pulled over for expired tags and then found out my license was suspended.
The officer took me into custody and then released me on an I-bond. I have court on Thursday, but I have been replaying the encounter in my head, and I don't believe he ever referenced any of my Miranda Rights during our exchange. I was arrested on Driving on a suspended license and open cannabis container in the vehicle. I'm trying to get an understanding of what to expect in court. I think I should get a lawyer, however I was laid off on February 13th, so I am in a financial bind right now which is part of the reason I haven't sought an attorney out yet. Please help.....
A: Miranda rates are necessary when you are taken into custody. Furthermore, even if your Miranda rights are violated, it only six to suppress any statement you made.
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