A suspect is a person who is detained on suspicion of violating the law, or a citizen who has been subjected to preventive measures before final charges are issued in the case.
It is difficult to overestimate the importance of a lawyer for a suspect. After all, it is he who represents his interests and protects his rights at the stage of pre-trial investigation, which includes:
- participation in legal proceedings;
- formation of a legal position on the case;
- collecting and submitting evidence to the investigator, Prosecutor, and investigating judge;
- appeal against unlawful actions or omissions of an investigator, Prosecutor, or investigating judge;
- support of the procedure for concluding a reconciliation agreement or a plea agreement.
Simply put, the status of suspect is given to a person who is under criminal prosecution. The non-suspect has his procedural rights, which are prescribed in Article 43-1 of the Criminal procedure code of Ukraine and he also needs legal assistance.
That is why, if you are charged with a specific crime, do not waste time, you must immediately seek help from Kasyanenko & Partners Law Company’s professional lawyer.
A suspect is a temporary status in which a person can become an accused or convicted person. Therefore, the main task of the lawyer is to prevent such consequences. A criminal lawyer is not only responsible for the interests of his client, but also fully controls the investigation of a criminal case to get the most objective assessment and protect the client.
Kasyanenko & Partners Law Company lawyers will review all the materials on your case in detail, will notice even the slightest mistakes made by the investigator, and will promptly determine the falsification. Also, the criminal lawyer makes sure that the investigator does not resort to illegal decisions, intimidating the suspect to admit guilt.
Protection of the rights and interests of a suspect in criminal proceedings, timely assistance of a criminal lawyer leads to the fact that the suspect will be able to legally declare, at least, an unjustified criminal prosecution, as a maximum to clear himself of all suspicion.