There are few things more frightening than being in trouble with the law. You may lose sleep at night wondering if you will have to spend a considerable time in jail or not. However, it is very important to stay calm so that you do not do something to damage your case. Here are five common mistakes people make when arrested:
Even if you are completely innocent, you should never resist arrest from a police officer.
If you've been charged with a DUI, it's normal to hope for a miracle that will make the whole problem go away. You made a mistake and learned from it. Now, you're probably scared half to death of the long-term consequences. Many people hope that a technicality will help them get the charges dismissed. It might -- but you should understand what kinds of technicalities can do that and what kinds can't.