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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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 »

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 »

What is a night time search warrant?

A search warrant authorizes law enforcement to conduct a search for evidence of a crime at a specific location. A night time search warrant is needed for any search performed outside of daytime hou... Read More »

What is the difference between a warrant&a warrantless search?

The Constitution's Fourth Amendment protects people from unreasonable searches and requires that law enforcement officials have probable cause in order to obtain a warrant. However, there are circu... Read More »