You are protected by a number of rights, including the right to be protected from illegal search and seizure. If you or a loved one has been arrested after police conduct a search without a warrant or your consent, you may be a victim of an illegal search and seizure. Your Fourth Amendment rights protect you from illegal search and seizure, which may be used to charge you with a crime. Our experienced Orlando criminal defense attorney can help you protect yourself from further violations of your rights.
There are certain rules that law enforcement officers must follow when conducting a search. These rules are complex, but every officer must abide by them when conducting searches. If they do not, the search and seizure of any evidence may be considered illegal. Any evidence that has been gathered in an illegal search and seizure may not be used against you in court, which means your attorney can file a motion to suppress this evidence. Your charges may be dismissed if the evidence the prosecution was relying on was gathered illegally.
Searches typically require warrants, but there are situations in which a warrant may not be necessary. These circumstances include:
If you have been arrested after a search, our team at The Wiseman Law Firm can investigate your case and discover if the search was legal or not. Our Orlando criminal defense attorney will help you protect your rights and we can help you build a strategic defense to ensure that you receive just and fair treatment.