Illegal Search & Seizure

Charlotte, North Carolina, Illegal Search And Seizure Lawyer

Illegal Search And Seizure Defense Lawyer In Charlotte, North Carolina

Clear and hard evidence is usually the most important and most effective feature of a prosecutor's case. Sometimes, law enforcement officers, either intentionally or unintentionally, will conduct an illegal search of a person's car, home and personal property. At The Law Office of Kevin L. Barnett, we protect our clients' constitutional rights by filing a motion to suppress any ill-gotten evidence.

Criminal defense attorney Kevin Barnett is well aware of the tactics police use to obtain evidence. He often can tell right away if the police conducted an illegal search and seizure of evidence. If you want to contest a criminal charge, contact The Law Office of Kevin L. Barnett today.

The Investigation Phase

Law enforcement illegally obtains evidence in many ways. Often, their tricks and methods are subtle, and many of our clients are unaware that an illegal search and seizure took place. When investigating your case, we ask the following questions:

  • Did the police have voluntary consent or a search warrant to enter your house?
  • Did the police lie to get inside your house?
  • Was there reasonable suspicion to stop your car?
  • Did the police have permission to search your car?
  • Did you ask for a lawyer?
  • Were you granted legal counsel after your request?
  • Did the police stop asking questions after you asked for a lawyer?
  • Were you arrested?
  • Were you read and did you understand your Miranda rights?

Depending on the answers to these questions, Mr. Barnett will file a motion to suppress the evidence. Without enough evidence to convict you, the prosecution may drop the case.

If you have been charged with a crime involving search and seizure, hire a North Carolina criminal defense lawyer with the experience and knowledge to protect your Fourth Amendment rights. Contact The Law Office of Kevin L. Barnett to schedule a free initial consultation.

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