People often hire lawyers prior to charges being filed, and when they are not a target of investigation. Why?
Contacting an experienced lawyer at the investigation phase of a case can sometimes help figure out if there is any likely potential legal liability. There are any number of ways to respond to an investigation, and the right counsel can guide you on the best way that limits possible civil or criminal legal exposure.
Sometimes when you contact experienced attorneys, they tell you their help isn’t needed.See All Questions