I eas ask to take a lie detector test. Should i get a lawyer ?

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I eas ask to take a lie detector test. Should i get a lawyer ?

I was accused of licking my ex-stepdaughter’s privates. They asked me to come in for questioning and I did. They want to schedule a lie detector test. The detective said if I pass it would be done with.

Asked on November 19, 2017 under Criminal Law, Alabama

Answers:

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

Answered 3 years ago | Contributor

Absolutely. You do not need to speak to the police, even if they come to your home to question you. The fact is that they are trained and experienced in getting people to make incriminating statements either about themselves or others. Accordingly, you need to speak with an attorney ASAP. Under no circumstances submit to a lie detector test without having legal representation. 


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