Sometimes those investigations can have an adverse effect on your school or work career. Sometimes the investigations may also have a criminal element. It can be hard to know for sure as you are in the middle of such an investigation.
Often workplace and school rules are stacked against you. Rules by their nature are meant to cover every situation but sometimes in practice it hurts people.
Contacting an attorney early on can help figure out a way of responding to the investigation to minimize miscommunication and try to ensure your rights are respected.
Schools, employers and the government have lawyers. Hiring your own can balance that out. Often hiring one at the investigation stage can save money in the long run.See All Questions