Legal Question in Criminal Law in Texas

Does a person, after being arrested, have the right to refuse medical treatment at a hospital while in police custody? Also, what laws cover this issue for the state of Texas?

Asked on 9/19/13, 2:02 pm

1 Answer from Attorneys

Cynthia Henley Cynthia Henley, Lawyer

Depends on what you are talking about. In some situations, the police have the right to obtain your blood for investigative purposes.

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Answered on 9/25/13, 12:38 pm

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