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Search Warrants are subject to Fourth Amendment protections against unreasonable searches and seizures. Search Warrants

Without “probable cause,” a search is ordinarily deemed “unreasonable” and therefore improper.  As is the case with many legal issues involving criminal charges, there are certain exceptions.

Searches of a home or residence invite additional scrutiny by Courts, given there is a substantial expectation of privacy within “hearth and home.”

Police Door Search Warrant SWATModified Transcript for “What Is Required To Search?” for the Hearing Impaired:

SEE RELATED: Form and Content of the Search Warrant

NCGS-15A-246-in-2015-compressorChapter 15A-246 explains what is required to search, generally speaking, in a North Carolina Search Warrant.  While not an exhaustive list, the North Carolina General Statutes set forth:

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