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KNOW YOUR RIGHTS Assertion of Rights IF YOU ARE PULLED OVER

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					  Assertion of
  Rights
  IF YOU ARE PULLED OVER FOR A
  DRIVNG OFFENSE, POLITELY READ THIS
  TO THE OFFICER
                                                                                                    KNOW YOUR
    I will provide my driver’s license,       Phelps & Associates, P.S.
                                              Attorneys At Law - DUI/Criminal/PI
                                                                                                     RIGHTS!
    registration and proof of insur-
    ance.                                     Spokane Coeur d’ Alene Moses Lake Tri-Cities Tacoma

    I will sign my citation, if any, then I             2903 N. Stout Rd.
    want to leave immediately.                         Spokane, WA 99206
    I will not answer any questions
    without an attorney present.                   Phone: 509-892-0467
    I do not have to do “Field Sobriety               Fax: 509-921-0802
    Tests”, and I refuse to do them.           Email: phelps@phelpslaw1.com
    If I am arrested, I want to speak
    with an attorney. If one is not                    Call:
    available, I want a Public Defender,
    or some other attorney.                     1-800-NOT -GUILTY
    I will submit to a breath test.                     (1-877-892-0467)
If I am requested to take a breath test,      Professionals Helping People in Trouble
      I also want an additional legal
               blood test.

  If I am not under arrest, I want
               to leave.
Please tell me so I may lock my car and
         walk away. Thank you!
Protecting Your Rights: A Guide

This brochure is designed to aid in       POLICE ARE ALLOWED &                         DO NOT agree to an officer enter-
protecting those rights guaranteed        TRAINED TO LIE TO YOU                        ing into your home, automobile,
you by the Constitution of the            They may attempt to lie to you in order      storage shed, or any building.
United States of America, such as:        to get you to say something that can         DO NOT sign any consent to
    Your right to remain silent           later be used against you. Before an-        search.
                                          swering any questions you should speak
    Your right to be free from                                                         DO NOT physically resist any
                                          with an attorney.
    unreasonable search                                                                searches or seizures.
    Your right to privacy                                                              Officer: “I need to have a look in-
                                          SPEAK TO AN ATTORNEY
    Your right to an attorney                                                          side.”
                                          One must be provided for you before
    Your right to reasonable bail         you are questioned by police officers if     You: “I assert all of my Fourth
                                          you request it. That attorney can help       Amendment rights. I do not consent
Nothing in this brochure should be
                                          guide you as to what you are required        to any searches or seizures.”
taken as encouragement or advice in
how to go about committing a crime.       to tell the officer, and what you are not.   THE MOST PRIVATE area you
                                                                                       have is your home. If you are travel-
                                          SEARCH & SEIZURE                             ing in a vehicle, and you wish to keep
MIRANDA & YOU
                                                                                       an item private and personal, do not
MAGIC WORDS: “I assert my Fifth           MAGIC WORDS: “I assert all of my             commit any traffic offenses while
Amendment rights. I want an attorney      Fourth Amendment rights. I do not consent    driving, have a valid driver’s license,
present before I say anything further.”   to any searches or seizures.”                and keep any items you want pro-
DO NOT speak to a police officer          Always object to any law enforcement         tected in a locked container in the
without an attorney other than to         officer searching anything.                  trunk of your vehicle.
give your name, any identification        Officer: “You don’t mind if I look in
you have, and any proof of liability      here, do you?”
insurance or vehicle registration.
                                          You: “I assert all of my Fourth Amend-
DO NOT lie to a police officer;           ment rights. I do not consent to any
simply exercise your right to             searches or seizures.”
remain silent.

				
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