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Leon, Solicitor
Category: Australia Law
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Experience:  BEc Dip Ed, Dip Law (SAB) MTax (UNSW)
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I'm learning about criminal law my question is if your

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i'm learning about criminal law my question is if your charged with something and your innocent (in another country) what are your rights ? what do you do ? what steps do you take? who do you contact ? any other advice? if i were going to travel overseas but worse case scenario i'm in the wrong place in the wrong time. is there things i should take abroad in case of this situation ? and let's say i don't speak the language ? re documents statements to sign ? as a "suspect" to clear my name to gather evidence (someone to help me) is there a specific place that can help me ? embassy ?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Australia Law
Expert:  Leon replied 1 year ago.

Good Evening

My name is ***** ***** I am a NSW Solicitor. Thank you for your question, and will do my best to assist you with your question. Please understand this is not legal advise Please understand this is not legal advise but a guide to assist you.

You are covered under the laws of that country.
You should contact the Australian Consulate and seek their assistance.

You never sign anything unless it is explained by an interpreter.

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