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Management Resources, Bob Rahn, Kim Anklin

How do Private Investigators Work with Attorneys?

In order to bring a successful outcome to the criminal defense of an individual charged with a crime, and ensure justice, it’s imperative to pull together a team of professionals. An integral member of the team assembled by a defense attorney is their choice of private investigator. The ability and experience of the private investigator can greatly influence what the attorney has to present as evidence in court. The private investigator’s credentialed skills are important when gathering that evidence, utilizing a vast network of knowledge and contacts to make certain the evidence is substantiated and never compromised. Oftentimes individuals will hire a private investigator on their own. This isn’t always advisable, being more advantageous to the client to have the investigator be a part of the attorney’s team and within the scope of all correspondence relating to strategies, opinions, and theories about the case. Professional Investigators offer the following advice to attorneys: When utilizing the services of a Private Investigator get them involved in the case as soon as possible. This is true in both criminal and civil matters. …