Can you contact your Criminal Defence lawyer after your arrest?

by 8 April 2021Criminal Defence, FAQ

Can you contact your Criminal Defence lawyer after your arrest?

You’ll be allowed to consult a Criminal Defence lawyer within a reasonable time allowed for the Police to carry out their investigations – how long this time are depends on the facts your case and it is extended by the Police if allowing you to speak your Criminal Defence lawyer would obstruct their investigations.

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Jonathan Wong

Jonathan is the Founder and Managing Director of Tembusu Law. He is also the founder of LawGuide Singapore, a prominent legaltech startup which successfully created and launched Singapore’s first legal chatbot in 2017.

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