In a college sexual misconduct case, should I talk to the college? Will the police use what I say against me?

When accused of sexual misconduct by your college or university, you can't bury your head in the sand and expect it to just go away. Certain steps have to be taken in almost all cases. That often would include; sitting down with the school at the given time and defending oneself. With respect to campus police, as with the school, both the campus police and the school, they're not your friends, they're not looking out for your interest. They may come to you with a friendly manner that just tell us what happened and everything will be all right.

It's not that simple. It can be like you've seen on TV, everything that you do say can be used against you. That is definitely true in a college sexual misconduct case. That's why, if a concern is brought to your attention if you're accused of sexual misconduct, you need to tell your parents, you need to have an experienced attorney-advisor in your corner from the start of the process so that they could protect your interest and make sure that you're not taken advantage of by your school and that you can mount the strongest possible defense and make the best-informed decisions moving forward.

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