My Husband Was Arrested - What Happens Now?

After arrest the person arrested will usually be taken by the police to a police station for questioning.

The police follow set rules which govern the way they can question a person suspected of committing a crime. On arrival the person who has been arrested should have their rights upon arrival at the police station explained to them by the custody officer.

People under the age of 18 or vulnerable adults should not be interviewed or searched without the presence of an ‘appropriate adult’. This can be a parent, family member, friend, social worker or teacher.

In this case, if it is your husband, the most common is that you have the right to a lawyer.

How do I select a lawyer?

The US immigration process can be highly taxing and difficult. When you are navigating through the thorny process, you will want the best lawyer to guide you through all steps.

The best way to kick off the immigration process for you and your loved ones is to have exploratory consultations with a number of immigration attorneys. But what guidelines should you keep in mind as you go through the process of interviewing immigration attorneys?

Here check out these seven pointers to take into account as you evaluate which attorney is the best one to help you reach your goal of immigrating to the United States:

1. Don’t Look for a Bargain
2. Get a Trusted Referral
3. Ask for References
4. Negotiate Fees
5. Upload the Process to the Cloud
6. Hire a Lawyer Who Speaks Your Language
7. Build a Relationship with your Attorney

When do I Need a Lawyer?

Some problems are not really legal or are not exclusively legal and can be handled, at least in part, with the help of other professionals, such as accountants, doctors, psychologists, the clergy, or other counselors. But many problems do have a legal dimension and require a lawyer's help.

Are there specific cases when I should see a lawyer?

Yes, some matters are best handled by a lawyer. Nearly everyone agrees that you should talk with a lawyer about major life events or changes. Some examples might include:

  • Being arrested for a crime
  • Being served with documents related to a legal proceeding or lawsuit;
    being involved in a serious accident causing personal injury or property damage
  • A change or pending change in family status, such as divorce, birth, adoption, or death
  • A change or pending change in financial status, such as filing for bankruptcy or getting or losing valuable personal property or real estate
What Should I Expect When I Hire an Attorney?

Once you have found an attorney to handle an issue, you may be wondering what to expect .

The first and most important is communication. Lawyer communication refers to the correspondence and communication between a client and his/her attorney. If you have a lawyer communication problem, you may be wondering if you have a bad attorney or if he or she is doing a poor job on your case. You should know that many states have laws regarding when and how a lawyer must communicate with clients.

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