Cedar City, UT asked in Legal Malpractice and Criminal Law for Utah

Q: Regarding the Miranda rights, I was just curious what the right to attorney would entail?

This would occur in Utah.

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A: The right to an attorney, a part of the Miranda rights, ensures that individuals have legal representation during custodial interrogations. In Utah, as in the rest of the U.S., this right includes the option to remain silent and the right to legal counsel. If you're in custody and the police want to question you about a crime, you have the right to have an attorney present during questioning. This means you can choose to remain silent and have an attorney present for guidance before answering any questions. If you can't afford an attorney, one will be provided for you.

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