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What can an attorney do for you if a police officer wants to talk to you? We are often retained by people under criminal investigation. After we are formally hired, we immediately contact the law enforcement officer. We inform the officer that we represent you and that you are invoking your right to remain silent and to legal counsel until further notice. As a result, the pressure the police place on you to talk goes away. They can’t ask you any more questions. We then discuss the investigation with you and get all the information available about what is happening. If it is in your best i...
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