What do I do if I have to go down to the police station tomorrow to give a statement because my father turned in a credit card to them that I had in my possession?

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What do I do if I have to go down to the police station tomorrow to give a statement because my father turned in a credit card to them that I had in my possession?

Asked on July 24, 2015 under Criminal Law, California

Answers:

M.D., Member, California and New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 6 years ago | Contributor

Do not speak with the police without having an attorney present. You could well make incriminating statements, no matter how unintentional. And the fact is that you don't have to agree go in for questioning or make a statement, even if they come to your house.

Again, you need to consult with a criminal law attorney. They can best advise you on how to proceed. Postpone going in if you have to but get a lawyer.


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