What to Do After an Arrest in Queens or NYC
Take Steps to Ensure the Best Possible Outcome
Being arrested can be a shocking experience. Often, there is confusion,
fear, and anger involved, and it is easy for the accused to overreact
or even panic which being taken into custody. There are steps you can
take, however, to help ensure the resolution of these charges happen swiftly,
efficiency, and with minimal penalty.
Call our Queens defense firm today to speak with a representative informed by 100 years of collective
I've been arrested––now what?
From the moment you are read your Miranda Rights, there are steps you can
take to minimize the opportunity for additional charges or legal issues.
These are sometimes difficult to follow considering the emotions involved
in an arrest, but they can have long-lasting, positive effects on your case.
If you've been arrested, make sure to:
- Comply with the arresting and booking officers
- Remain calm - bad behavior can still reach a judge
- Make no statements other than personal information
- If questions are asked, ask for a lawyer
- Use your phone call to contact an attorney or a loved one who can provide one
- Avoid contacting any victims in the incident you were arrested for
- Listen to your attorney - they can help you strategize prepare your defense
Hire a Queens Trial Lawyer With Experience
Musa-Obregon & Associates, we know that criminal charges can easily become aggravated and compounded
by poor behavior during and after an arrest. Whether there's already
been a complication, or you are unsure what to do next, an experienced
New York criminal defense attorney can provide the counsel you need to put this ordeal behind you as quickly
Whether you have to appear before the
Queens County Criminal Court, New York County Criminal Court, or any other surrounding courts, get
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An arrest can be an especially trying experience, especially if your charges
have taken you completely by surprise. Vigilant, thorough representation,
however, can be by your side almost immediately when you reach out to
our firm. We are here to ensure that your defense is being prepared and
that your voice is heard in court.
If you or a loved one has been arrested, Musa-Obregon & Associates
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