Your Rights

- Patrick Roberts, Esq.

Do not talk to the police. You have the right to due process, which means that the state must prove your guilt beyond a reasonable doubt.

You've been accused of a sex crime. Know your rights.

You have the right to remain silent.

You have the right to an attorney.

You have the right against unreasonable search & seizure.

You have the right to a speedy trial.

If you've been approached by law enforcement...

The first and only thing you should do is exercise your right to remain silent. In other words, do not talk to the police.

The next step you should take is contact a lawyer.