Getting arrested for any reason can be one of the most stressful moments of your life, especially if it’s your first “brush” with the law. Most of us have no intention of being arrested, but it does happen. For this reason, it’s essential to understand your rights during this time so that’ll you be prepared should you ever find yourself in this position. From the “right to remain silent” to how long law enforcement agents can detain you and other critical information, this article seeks to explain information about getting arrested in Missouri that may not be common knowledge while focusing mainly on DUI or DWI related arrests from start to finish. This information should not be used in place of legal advice from a licensed criminal attorney.
The first and possibly most important thing everyone should know once they have been arrested by police is that you have the right to consult with a DUI attorney in Springfield before speaking with a law enforcement officer. If you or a loved one has been arrested contact DWI Springfield, immediately. We will are here to help.