How to Apply for a Search Warrant?

Answer The use of search warrants by the state is allowed by both state and federal laws. While each state law differs, generalities exist between all these laws that impose specific duties on any state ... Read More »

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Does HIPAA apply to a search warrant?

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act's (HIPAA) privacy rule does not apply to search warrants. According to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), the privacy rule pr... Read More »

Is a search order the same as a search warrant as it relates to civil procedures?

In the United Kingdom, there is a civil procedure available to magistrates that is known as a search order which is outlined in Part 25 of the Civil Procedure Rules. The search order is the civil v... Read More »

Can California Fish& Game search your home without a search warrant?

The Fourth Amendment of the Constitution of the United States states that any law enforcement agency, including California Fish and Game, cannot search your premises without a warrant or probable c... Read More »

What is a search warrant?

Courts order search warrants when reasonable cause is presented by law enforcement officials or attorneys representing the government indicating a legal basis for the search. The Fourth Amendment t... Read More »