What is a search warrant?

Answer 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 »

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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 »

How to Fill Out a Search Warrant?

For a search warrant to be valid, it must be based on probable cause to believe that evidence relevant to the investigation of a crime will be found at the location stated in the warrant. Probable ... Read More »

Search-Warrant Training?

The Fourth Amendment requires the government (police) to obtain a search warrant before searching a person, place or thing. Police officers receive extensive training in how to obtain, execute and ... Read More »