If you are under arrest, in Joliet or Will County, Illinois you must give police officers your real name, address, age, and date of birth. You do not need to answer any other questions or provide any other information.
In Joliet, Illinois everyone under arrest has the right to remain silent if they are questioned about a crime. This means that you do not have to talk with anyone, including Detectives and Assistant State’s Attorneys. Any statements you make can be used as evidence if you are charged with a crime. You do not have to make a formal statement, answer any questions about the incident, or take a “lie detector” test. You also have the right to have a lawyer meet with you while under arrest. Call Hamilton & Antonsen, Ltd at 815.729.9220 for further information or to hire an affordable Will County criminal attorney.