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Attorney Joanne M. Stella has extensive courtroom experience. In the last 5 years alone she has tried and won 50 cases! That's 50 cases with a not guilty or dismissed verdict. She has represented over 9,000 UNH students and litigated thousands of cases in her vast 25 years’ experience.
The University of New Hampshire has their own police force of about 30 patrol officers. The town of Durham has over 20 officers plus additional parking enforcement and administrative staff. At any given time, especially weekend evenings, there are also NH State Police Troopers and Liquor Law Enforcement Officers on patrol in the town of Durham as well. Busy weekends, like Homecoming or Cinco, will see additional officers brought in from other towns.
You have the right to remain silent. Anything you say can be used against you. You have the right to an attorney. If you can’t afford an attorney one will be appointed.
Television and movies have convinced the American public that the law requires police officers to advise you of your Miranda rights after placing you under arrest. Typically, the scenario on the cop shows is that chase some guy yelling stop people, tackle him to the ground, put him in handcuffs and as they wa...
Something awful happened, you made a mistake. Maybe there is an explanation, maybe lots of mitigating factors in your favor. It’s probably the first time anything like this has ever happened to you. In this circumstance a lot of people have the inclination to start explaining all this to the officer that arrested them or the prosecutor who will be prosecuting them. Very often, that is not helpful and sometimes can make things worse.