What Works: Get a second legal opinion. If you are looking for a criminal attorney, you should always call at least two attorneys to hear what they have to say. Just like with doctors, different attorneys may have different opinions on how to handle your criminal case. If you need to hire a criminal lawyer, choose one you feel you can trust to protect your freedom.
What Doesn’t Work: Playing the copycat game during police interrogations. “Where did you get the gun?” “Where did you get the gun?” “Are you copying me?” “Are youcopying me?” “I admit I did it.” “I admit I did it . . . crap!” Read More
What Doesn’t Work: Covering your car in tinfoil so it can’t be seen by police radar. This works about as well as wearing a tinfoil helmet so aliens can’t read your mind.
What Works: Don’t take the fall for other people’s drugs. In Utah, if you are a passenger in a vehicle where drugs are found, you can be arrested and found guilty of “constructive possession” even if the drugs weren’t yours. So to avoid being charged with crimes you’ve never heard of, remember to ask for a defense attorney.