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Can I challenge the legality of a search warrant?

My home, drawers, closets, even my daughters bedroom was searched by police. I was arrested and brought into custody. They briefly went over why they searched my place and the search warrant does not sound legitimate whatsoever. Do people ever challenge these and if so, have you seen them ruled as illegal?

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    John J. Carney | The Law Offices of John J. Carney Esq.
    401 East 34th Street
    New York, NY 10016
    (917) 696-2363
    Your public defender will challenge the warrant but it will probably be valid. He will advise you as to your best options.
    Answer Applies to: New York - Replied: 4/4/2013
    Ernest Krause | Attorney at Law
    6805 Flamingo Way
    Sacramento, CA 95828
    (916) 422-6006
    Yes, they are challenged and, yes, courts do throw them out.
    Answer Applies to: California - Replied: 4/4/2013
    Francis John Cowhig | Universal Law Group, Inc.
    430 S. Garfield Avenue
    Alhambra, CA 91801
    (626) 308-9936
    Your question requires an attorney consultation. It is not a simple question that can be answered on this type of forum. There are many factors that would need to be considered and evaluated. The short answer is that search warrants can be challenged and depending on the facts of the case, may be quashed and the items taken as a result of the search deemed inadmissible as evidence. I strongly suggest that you contact an experienced criminal defense attorney for a face-to-face consultation and give him/her all of the facts surrounding your arrest and situation. He/she would then be in a better position to analyze your case and advise you of your options.
    Answer Applies to: California - Replied: 4/3/2013
    Michael Breczinski | Michael Breczinski
    5005 Lapeer Rd
    Burton, MI 48509
    (810) 743-2960
    Yes you can. If there is a criminal case that arises out of what ever they go from the raid, then you can ask for the stuff to be suppressed as the fruit of an illegal search.
    Answer Applies to: Michigan - Replied: 4/3/2013
    Alexander Sanchez | Expert Bronx Criminal Lawyers
    860 Grand Concourse
    New York, NY 10451
    (718) 665-0112
    Yes, you can challenge a search warrant on several grounds, including insufficient probable cause to believe that the proceeds of a crime are at a certain location. Done all the time in criminal cases, and occasionally, the warrant is declared void, and the criminal case ends up being dismissed.
    Answer Applies to: New York - Replied: 4/3/2013
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