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After an Arrest

What should I do?

It can be a scary time after an arrest. Not many people know where to turn or what to do. Sometimes, individuals make incriminating statements that can be used against them should their case go to court. There are some things you can do to ensure that your future is bright and that you stand a good fighting chance to defend your case. By following these important steps, you may find an easier understanding of what to expect after an arrest for a criminal offense.

Exercise Your Rights
Many people forget that they have Constitutional rights and they should take every precaution to exercise them after an arrest. You have the right to remain silent, the right to an attorney and the right to a fair trial.

Do Not Say Anything
A part of your Constitutional rights is the right to remain silent. You do not have to say anything to an arresting officer - doing so will only allow them to use your statements against you in a trial.

Ask to Speak With an Attorney
Do not settle for a Public Defender. You deserve strong legal representation and my firm can help you obtain that. Contact the Law Offices of Richard Tendler after an arrest!

If you are formally charged with a crime, you will be schedule for an arraignment hearing. During this hearing, your charges will be read to you and you may enter a plea bargain at this point.

Plea Bargains
During your arraignment meeting, you can enter a plea bargain. You may plead not guilty, guilty or anything that your attorney suggests. It is important that you enter a strong plea, because this may affect the course of your trial.

You need to work with an attorney!

The most important thing you can do for yourself is work with an attorney. By obtaining the strong legal guidance of my firm, the Law Offices of Richard Tendler, you may be able to receive a favorable outcome for your trial. With over 15 years of experience, you can rest assured that everything that can be done, is being done for your case. I strongly defend all my clients throughout Boca Raton, Florida. You have a lot on the line. It is important that you work to protect your future. Contact my firm as soon as possible and being working toward defend your rights and freedoms.

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