Anyone now welcome for appointments!

Regardless of your situation, we have many appointment options available. Remote appointments are available for anyone. If you prefer a remote appointment, we are happy to assist you by telephone, zoom, skype, or any other online option that works for you.

Office appointments are available for anyone. Unvaccinated individuals coming into the office for an appointment, will be required to wear a mask.

Staff are wearing masks when outside of personal work space. If you would like an outside appointment, we are happy to accommodate. We are here for you and want you to be comfortable.

Inside appointments now available for all. Covid safety protocols are in place and all office staff are vaccinated.
Ed Shaw Law No Nonsense Legal Advice

Local Solutions For Local Problems

“The right to remain silent” and why it matters

On Behalf of | Mar 30, 2021 | Criminal Defense, Firm News |

It is one of the most widely known constitutional amendments, the 5th, the right to not incriminate yourself. Almost everyone has at least a basic understand of it, from TV if nothing else. Despite knowing about it, most people do not use it when they need to. I cannot tell you how often I have seen people dig a deeper hole for themself by talking, often at a time when they are confused or upset. When the police ask you about a serious situation, close your mouth until you talk to a lawyer. That is exactly what police officers themselves do when they are accused of excessive use of force on the job, or other potentially criminal activity. You would be smart to do what they do, clam up until you can talk to your lawyer and figure out what is going on, and how best to respond.


RSS Feed