If you believe you may be accused of a crime, it is critical to speak to a San Diego criminal lawyer as soon as possible. Aside from providing you with advice on how to proceed during the investigations, protecting your rights and letting you know whether or not to answer questions for the police, a criminal attorney in San Diego can help work to uncover evidence on your behalf. You do not have to wait until charges are filed to start fighting criminal charges. In fact, hiring a San Diego criminal attorney to start investigating your case before charges have been filed can sometimes help you avoid being charged at all.
Pre-file investigations allow you to get a jump on the case before any charges are formally made against you. Additionally, just because charges haven’t been filed doesn’t mean the police will not ask to interview you as a suspect. Hiring a San Diego criminal lawyer early can help you ensure that you can cooperate with the police to provide answers that may help their investigation without incriminating yourself if charges are filed later on.
While not all cases require a full investigation, San Diego criminal defense attorney Peter M. Liss has a strong working relationship with skilled private investigators for those that do. A good pre-file investigation can turn up evidence that will prove your innocence before the police can collect enough evidence to even file charges.
If charges are still filed, the evidence uncovered during a pre-file investigations can be used to help you throughout the criminal proceedings, so there is no downside to acting early to collect evidence on your behalf.
Anyone who believes they may be the suspect in a criminal investigation should call (760) 643-4050 OR (858) 486-3024 as soon as possible to schedule a free initial consultation with San Diego criminal defense lawyer Peter M. Liss to discuss how he can help you fight possible charges before they are even filed.
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