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Q: What if they are is an investigation car parked somewhat outside of your house what would that indicate?

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James L. Arrasmith
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  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Sacramento, CA

A: If you notice an investigation car parked outside your house, it could indicate several possibilities. It may mean that law enforcement is conducting surveillance or an investigation in the vicinity, which could involve your property or a neighboring area.

It's important to remember that the presence of such a vehicle doesn't necessarily mean you are personally under investigation. Law enforcement officers conduct various activities as part of their duties, and their presence could relate to a range of issues, not all directly concerning you.

If you're concerned or curious about why they are there, consider approaching the situation cautiously. You have the right to ask the officers for information about their presence, but they may not be able to disclose details, especially if it pertains to an ongoing investigation.

However, if you feel uneasy or suspect that you might be involved in the matter they are investigating, it's wise to consult with an attorney before engaging with the officers. An attorney can provide guidance on how to handle the situation while protecting your rights.

Staying calm and informed is key. Remember, seeking legal advice can help clarify the situation and ensure that your rights are safeguarded.

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
  • Little Neck, NY
  • Licensed in New York

A: Without knowing more, it could be any number of things - surveillance, investigation, neighborhood watch, etc. Good luck

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