Should I have a lawyer present when taking a lie detector test?

And will I be arrested if I fail?

Asked on September 12, 2014 under Criminal Law, Nevada

Answers:

M.T.G., Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 6 years ago | Contributor

Failing a lie detector test does not necessarily result in being arrested. Taking a lie detector is just like giving a statement to the police, pretty much.  And depending on the facts and circumstances surrounding the situation I might not go alone.  Good luck.


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