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Do I have to talk to the police if I have
not been charged. And if not would that
make me look guilty.
Asked on July 24, 2017 under Criminal Law, Iowa
M.D., Member, California and New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney
Answered 5 years ago | Contributor
You are under no obligation to speak with the police whether or not you have been charged, even if they come to your house. In fact, you should absolutely not do so unless you have an attorney present with you. The police are trained and experienced in getting suspects to make incriminating statements about either themselves or others. At this point, you should speak directly with a local criminal law attorney who can best advise you further.
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