After an Arrest
Many people do not know what to do, where to turn, or who to trust following
an arrest. At South Shore Criminal Defense, the attorneys stand ready
to ensure that each client receives the best possible representation so
clients can get the defense that they need and the service that they deserve.
When you work with South Shore Criminal Defense, you will be working with
dedicated criminal defense lawyers who have prior experience as state
and local prosecutors. This background experience gives the attorneys
unique insight into your case and helps ensure that your rights and freedom
Steps to Take Immediately After an Arrest
Following an arrest and criminal charge, it is important that you follow
the steps below in order to protect yourself and give yourself the advantage
that you need in your case. Following these steps can help ensure that
your rights are fully protected. If you have been arrested, you need to
Be polite. Being courteous to law enforcement officers will get you a lot further
than causing problems. An arrest is not the time to start fights or challenge
allegations made against you.
Do not answer any questions. While it may seem like a good idea to answer questions law enforcement
may have, it is not. Besides your name, date of birth, and address, you
should avoid answering potentially incriminating questions.
Know your rights. You have constitutionally protected rights that South Shore Criminal Defense
encourages you to exercise. You have the right to remain silent and the
right to an attorney.
Request to use a telephone. You have the right to request to use a telephone, and it is important
that you use this opportunity to call South Shore Criminal Defense or
a relative or friend who will help you post bail and get released from custody.
Representing Clients in Brockton, Hingham & Plymouth District Courts
At South Shore Criminal Defense, the firm recognizes that this time in
your life may be frustrating, and without the representation of an experienced
attorney, you could be facing very serious complications. Regardless of
the specifics of your case, prosecutors will work to ensure that you receive
the highest amount of penalties available for the particular charge at
hand. In order to protect yourself, your future, and your rights, it is
important that you contact a dedicated and trusted attorney from South
Shore Criminal Defense right away! Complete a
free case evaluation form now to get started!