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 UK Law; Someone park over my driveway, i can't get in or out without hitting her car.....?
so i have to do lots of turns in my driveway to get out, but she says there is nothing they (Police) can do....... She is parked on the other side of the road, but with the road very narrow, width of ...

 My mum rang the police........UK.....!!?
Yesterday me and my mum had a argument, basically i was on the computer and she started to unplug it and so i unplugged the tv we started arguing, She pushed me and i pushed her back the she rang the ...

 What are some pros and cons of having a gun in the house?
I know NOTHING about guns... shooting, ammunition, handling, etc.

My husband heard of burglaries in a neighborhood near ours, and now wants to get a gun. We have small children and I am DE...

 What does it mean when there are 7 cop cars, and 3 police vans outside a house?
The vans say the city's police department on them, but Im not sure if they're the CSI ones. It's a large one like this one


 If You Really Don't Want To Bother With Jury Duty Do You Have The Option Of Paying The Fine?
I was just curious, I got a note requesting my jury duty service. The letter says that failure to report would result in a $1,000.00 fine and/or imprisonment.

Do you have the choice to pay ...

 have u ever been arrested and thrown in jail?
what its like?...

 How do the police measure skid marks at accidents where the driver is not wearing underpants??????
Best answer wins a fabulous 3 month self catering camping holiday for 5 people in Pakistan (flights not included)...

 IS THE BRITISH JUSTICE SYSTEM on CRIME AND PUNISHMENT FAIR or a joke or is Britain gone soft on sentencing?

 if a thieves comes to your house would you go for a kill or call the cops?

 Would you have a go and help out if you saw something wrong taking place?
http://www.guardian.co.u Me, I have stepped in when I saw two men picking on a lad to ask what was going on. I am not sure I would ...

 How can I send money to my incarcerated boyfriend?
I want to send money to him, but since he's in prison how should I proceed to do this?...

 neighbours conducting hate compaign husband's been arrested, i've had water thrown over me, police no help,
community police aware why they are acting like this, problem due to access to our back garden (through their bk grd) police just keep telling us to log everything, but yet again last bank holiday, I ...

 are cops aloud to pull you over and search your vehicle?
are they aloud too? and if they are how and why..like what do they have to pull you over for. to be able to search your vehicle???...

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Can you get pulled over for a brake light being out?...

 can you get arrested for missing to many days of school?

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my mom and dad said these people called and said that if i missed anthor day of school ill be but in jail and if i missed 2 more days of school they will be put in ...

 Should i just tell my parents????????
I am 18 and got a speeding ticket while driving to college i was going 52 miles an hour in a 40 mile hour zone.It was not on purpose their is a down hill there and i was not breaking fast enough the ...

 Whats the worst thing that can happen?
My bf is in court tomorrow for being drunk and disorderly. (he was only rowing with me and then swore at the police)

Im worried!!! Whats the worst thing that could happen to him ?

 how would you hand cuff a person who is missing a hand?
this is a question for a police officer/fbi agent/ any one who uses hand cuffs in their professions. how would you hand cuff aperson with one hand or one arm... I realize that this is one of those ...

 Are you afraid of the police?

 My roomie is a theif. Is this a bad idea to steal something of her's to hold as collateral til she confesses?
She's been stealing my stuff for months now and lies when I ask her about it, and recently I've been finding my stuff in her room. We're already breaking our lease and moving b/c this ...

Does a state worker and a police officer have the right to search your home?
IN the state of nebraska on a child welfare check which is just someone calling anyomous and stating abuse in home. I mean do they have the right to look under mattress drawers etc. And no this did not happen to me, I always get asked that and I ask questions i am curious about or seen in local news.

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the state can do what ever they want~you would be going against the government~you have that much money?

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Just Me
Either a warrant or "reasonable suspicion" of a crime are required for a legal search.

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It is illegal and violating your 5th (I think) Amendment rights.

A police officer or any form of the government force is not allowed to search your home/valualbles or you without a search warrant.

You might be able to sue if they do this without a legal documented search warrant designated to you.

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i think they need a warrant and an officer must be with them in their search. it's a messy situation

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If you either let them, or they have a warrant. I don't know if a state worker can, but police officers can do just about anything. Well, were I live anyway.

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If you invite them into your home, anything in plain sight is searchable. If you waive your right to search and seizure; e.g., if an officer asks you if s/he can search a specific item or room, etc., s/he can then search. Most always, any other type of lawful searching requires a search warrent.

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If they come in with a warrant, they will and can search in any area large enough to hold the items they are looking for on the warrant

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Kevinrodney D
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Police do not have the right to enter your home without your permission unless they present a warrant. Police always break this law and are never punished for it.

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They can enter your home if you allow them to. At that point they can just look around - we're not talking about a diligent search in the drawers, under the bed.....
If you don't they come back with a warrant.
Keep in mind, not allowing them to search your home is an instant bad mark and a reason for suspicion.

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It all depends on the nature of the child neglect or abuse that was accused. They have no right to just look where they want even if you let them into your house. Once they are in, if you let them, you have the right to make them leave at any time.

If they have a search warrant it will almost always be specific as to where they can look. Even with a search warrant they have no right to look in the attic if they are looking for a car. In other words, there must be reason to believe that they will find what they are looking for in every place they look. The exception to this is the plain view rule.Anything in plain view (that is illegal..say a joint on the table) can be used.

I would assume that if someone claimed abuse the only right they would have as a precursory would be to talk to the children in the home and walk through the home without moving or touching anything. They would need specific reason to do anything else.

They would be violating your 4th, 5th, 6th, and 8th amendment rights if they just went into the house and began searching or searched areas that a search warrant did not cover.

Hopefully, this is of some help.

EDIT: Just to clarify what someone else said.

He said..If you ask for a lawyer anything you say after that can't be used against you.
HOWEVER, if you ask for a lawyer then start talking about how you accidently punched your kid...IT CAN BE HELD AGAINST YOU!!!!! I believe what he was trying to say came out wrong because anything you ever say in the presence of a police officer can be held against you. There are exceptions but it can be a gray area that is too much for this clarification.

gogoloo....little side note for you as well...if they want to enter your house they DO need a search warrant unless you let them come in. The search warrant MUST BE SERVED during a time when the person is reasonably expected to be awake and will be a knock warrant (they must knock before entering...no barging in). A nighttime warrant as well as a no knock warrant are normally done only when entering a place with a high danger level and requires a special type of warrant.

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If you let them in your house to check it they are free to do so. If you say no, then they can come back with a warrent.

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I don't think tips should be anonymous. They should give their full name and address and when the welfare people/cops come to search a house, the name should be given to the person who is about to be searched.
There are crazy people out there who will call and lie about someone just to get them in trouble.
And if it's found out that they lied, they should be prosecuted.

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unless they present a search warrent they do not even have the right to be on your property much less search your house.
And the warent must specify exactly where they can look and what they are looking for.
And you have the right to read the warent before letting them into your home.
If they show up at the door and present a warrent. Tell them that you want a Lawyer right then.
Nothing that you say after that can be used.

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Not without a warrant.

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I've seen child welfare just barge into homes, based on a complaint. I still maintain that 'probable cause' is so distorted now, we're all at risk. If you do not consent and they do not have a warrant, make them get one. Reasons for the search are listed on the warrant.

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Julia Sugarbaker
Generally they must get a warrant . However, if they ask and you give permission, no warrant is necessary. Just remember that if they ask, you have the right to say no.

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yes, if children are involved they don't need a search warrant!

if a nosy neighbor calls the agency anonymously, they have to follow up and come out and "look" around!!

happened to my in Aurora, Colo, at 4:00am just because a neighbor hated me!!! I then hired a Lawyer, but nothing I could do!!! No, no "reasonable suspicion" is needed, when children are involved.....that's what I taught too....

who the hell gave me thumbs down????

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