Trial preparation involves gathering and preparing the raw materials for a court case or hearing. Additionally, trial preparation gives a judge and a jury an overall, better understanding of the facts and information that are presented in a lawsuit. Depending on the nature of the lawsuit, preparation tasks may differ. Effective trial preparation can be essential to winning a case, so it should never be ignored. If the appropriate research is not fulfilled before a trial takes place, it could result in an unsuccessful litigation. Trial preparation, sometimes referred to as trial prep or hearing preparation, can include:
- Evidence gathering
- Forensic investigation
- Private investigations
- Evidence analysis
- Preparing witness testimony
- Creation of investigation reports
- Medical investigations
- Criminal investigations
Unfortunately, many people lose important court cases because they assume that their attorney will take care of all the details before a hearing or court case. The attorney’s job, however, is to prepare only the material at hand that has been provided to them in court. If there is not enough evidence for your case, your lawyer may simply not be able to prepare a strong legal argument. By taking the process of trial preparation into your own hands through the hiring of a qualified our investigative professional, you can drastically improve the chances of success in court.
Because an attorney only uses the materials they are provided with in court, using a private investigator is your best chance at gathering any additional information needed for trial. Generally, our private investigators who are in search for trial preparation material will conduct any necessary pre-trial surveillance, photography or videography relative to where the accident or scene took place, any public record searches needed to enhance an attorney’s argument, and/or the collection of any witness statements or testimonies. Appeals and additional trials are costly and time-consuming. Our private investigators can help you get the proof you need for your hearing or court date.
Olympic Tactical & Investigations private investigators can help with surveillance and background checks of suspects. We can help with witness interviews, evidence gathering, and can even help find missing persons. Our qualified investigators can even act as an expert witness on your behalf.