Surrender

Similarly, if you are aware that the police want to speak to you, are looking to arrest you, or if there is a warrant outstanding for your arrest, the best course of action is to cooperate and surrender to the authorities.

Think about how it will look to a jury–hiding from the police can be introduced as evidence of guilt at trial. Also, you are more likely to be R.O.R.’d (released on your own recognizance) or have bail set low after arraignment if you show you are not a flight risk by having cooperated with the authorities.

Your lawyer can arrange your surrender and act to preserve your rights in the event the police wish to speak to you thereafter.

 

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