During a pretrial investigation law enforcement officers
carry out activities aimed at gathering evidence necessary
to determine the truth in a criminal case. To use the
services of a competent lawyer should already at this stage,
as a specialist in the investigation of crime have a
positive impact on the outcome of the case.
Pre-trial investigation precedes inquiry. For minor criminal
cases, inquiry is held to establish the person who committed
the crime, and then the case is referred to the
investigator. For some offences, the duration of the inquiry
leaves 10 days, after which the case is sent to the
investigator, regardless of the setting of the perpetrator.
The processes of inquiry and pretrial investigation in many
ways and are crucial in the establishment of the truth. It
is therefore important at this stage counsel who, through
the realization of their rights, forced law enforcement
agencies to collect evidence in addition to the accusatory
nature, exculpatory facts.
Very often investigation of crimes boils down to securing a
guilty position. That is the testimony of the suspect,
accused and witnesses can be distorted and arbitrarily
interpreted. In this case, the emphasis is on minor facts
that are advantageous to the investigation authorities.
A competent lawyer realizes in the investigation of the
optimal scheme of protection, and take measures to prevent
distortions of the facts and circumstances of the case.
A qualified lawyer is not playing a passive role in the
criminal case, and takes an aggressive stance and actively
fulfills its mandate. The services of a specialist in the
stages of inquiry and pretrial investigation is not confined
to appeal illegal actions of investigators.
A lawyer is identifying and collecting new evidence,
conducts independent expert research. If the person is
subject to criminal liability according to different
articles of the law, the lawyer conducts the analysis of
specific problems involving various specialists. Thanks to
this professional positions, you can get the facts that will
allow you to seek the truth in the investigation of crimes.
A competent analysis of the circumstances often helps to
retrain actions for less serious crimes, which in turn
creates grounds for changing the measure of restraint or
release the suspect from custody.