Are there restrictions on the hours a search warrant can be served or a home can be “raided”?

And if so, what are they?

Asked on September 29, 2015 under Criminal Law, Texas

Answers:

SJZ, Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 5 years ago | Contributor

No, there are no restrictions in the law. The search warrant itself may have certain restrictions placed on it by the issuing judge, but unless there are restrictions placed specifically on that warrant, there no restrictions on the hours it can be executed.


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