Comments on: What are Your Rights When Arrested For a Crime? http://wklaw.bcz.com/2017/12/25/what-are-your-rights-when-arrested-for-a-crime/ It is important a person learns all they can about their rights so they can protect them. Meeting with a lawyer allows a defendant to learn more about their rights and their legal options for defending their charges. The more informed the defendant is, the better the chances of them being able to make sound decisions that will benefit them instead of harming the outcome of their case. hourly 1