Northern Kentucky Lawyers Protecting Your Rights
The Bill of Rights refers to the first ten amendments to the Constitution. Individuals are guaranteed certain legal rights under the Constitution. If your Constitutional rights have been violated, you have the right to fight back. Gatlin Voelker, PLLC are Constitutional lawyers in Kentucky and Ohio who work closely with those who believe their rights have been violated.
What are your Constitutional rights? There are several amendments to the U.S. Constitution that come up in litigation to this day. For example, under the First Amendment, individuals have the right to freedom of speech and assembly. Under the Second Amendment, individuals have the right to bear arms. Under the Fourth Amendment, individuals are protected from unwarranted searches and seizures. Police must have a proper warrant to perform a search. Under the Fifth Amendment, individuals are granted the right to remain silent during an arrest.
In recent news, we have seen reports where police have violated individuals’ Constitutional rights. In some cases, individuals were subjected to unreasonable searches. In other cases, individuals were not read their Miranda Warnings during an arrest, which clarifies a person’s right to remain silent. In other cases, individuals face arrest or detainment while participating in a protest. Gatlin Voelker, PLLC are Constitutional lawyers who work with individuals who believe their rights have been violated. You may be entitled to certain protections under the law. Contact us today to learn more.
Police Brutality, Searches, And Your Constitutional Rights
If you are a victim of excessive police force, police brutality, illegal detainment, or illegal search, you may be entitled to seek justice under the law. The Constitution protects you from certain kinds of actions the police may take against you. If you believe you were treated with excessive violence, or if a loved one was injured due to excessive police force, consider speaking to the Constitutional lawyers at Gatlin Voelker, PLLC. Our firm can fight to raise awareness of police brutality, unreasonable searches and seizures, and illegal questioning performed by police. Under the law, you may be entitled to seek compensation for your injuries, losses, and damaged reputation if police violate your Constitutional or civil rights. Furthermore, if your Constitutional rights were violated, criminal charges may be dropped. If you believe you were a victim of racial profiling, false arrest, excessive force, illegal detention, assault, violence, or other forms of police brutality, contact Gatlin Voelker, PLLC today.
Were You Read Your Miranda Warnings?
Under the fifth Amendment, individuals are granted the right to remain silent when being questioned by police. However, if you are subject to police questioning before an arrest, you may not have been read your Miranda Warnings. In some instances, police make an arrest and fail to properly inform individuals of their rights. If you believe you were subjected to illegal police questioning, if officers failed to read you your Miranda Warning, or if you believe your civil rights have been violated, consider speaking to Gatlin Voelker, PLLC, Constitutional lawyers in Kentucky and Ohio. It can be tough to know all your rights during the confusion of an arrest or an encounter with police. This is why you need a qualified lawyer protecting your rights and fighting on your side.
For counsel that can help you protect your constitutional rights, turn to Gatlin Voelker, PLLC. To schedule a free initial consultation with one of our lawyers, call (859) 781-9100 or fill out our contact form below.