Many people don't give much thought to what their legal rights are under the United States Constitution. Other people just take them for granted. However, if you have been charged with a crime, you will be grateful for your rights under the Fifth Amendment. These protections can be vital from the moment the police suspect you committed a crime throughout your entire criminal process.
The Fifth Amendment ensures that people charged with a crime are treated fairly and that the police do not violate their constitutional rights. These rights and protections include the following:
If you are charged with a crime, you need a criminal defense attorney to ensure that your rights under the Fifth Amendment are protected, because the police may not be too concerned about your rights. At Zimmer, Duncan & Cole, LLP, we have helped people with many types of criminal matters and understand the importance of your constitutional protections. Start an online chat to learn how we can help you.