If your child is facing a college sexual misconduct investigation in Nevada, you need to take the necessary precautions before anything takes place with respect to the school or otherwise, so much is at stake. Being accused of sexual misconduct is incredibly serious, regardless of the circumstances. Unfortunately, Nevada colleges and universities, they're often in a rush to judgment. They're often in a rush to invite a meeting or interview with the school, not being cognizant of an accused student's rights and interests. Because so much is at stake, you need to take the necessary precautions before these meetings take place.
Every step of a college sexual misconduct case is incredibly critical, but the early stages are especially critical because they'll set the stage for later aspects of the case. It's best to be incredibly familiar with the school's process as to how the case will be addressed and adjudicated. It's also best to get as much information regarding the allegations as possible and also why these allegations may be being made. There's other considerations that would have to be kept in mind regarding the allegations. It's also important to prepare to respond accordingly to the school at the given time, but that should not take place until it's appropriate to the circumstances.
An experienced attorney advisor would be able to help you navigate the process, understand the process, would be able to let you know when such a meeting should take place and what would need to take place at such a meeting. They'll also be able to let you know what's appropriate to the circumstances, what should be taking place, what should not be taking place. They'll also be able to work towards trying to ensure a fair process and a favorable outcome. If your son or daughter is facing a college sexual misconduct investigation at his or her school in Nevada, have an experienced attorney ally in his or her corner from as early as possible in the process.
Nevada colleges and universities where Joseph D. Lento can help as your or your student's college sexual misconduct advisor during investigations, hearings, and appeals include, but are not limited to, the following schools:
- College of Southern Nevada
- DeVry University Nevada
- Everest College Henderson
- Great Basin College
- International Academy of Design and Technology Henderson
- ITT Technical Institute Henderson
- ITT Technical Institute Las Vegas
- Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts Las Vegas
- Morrison University
- Nevada State College
- Sierra Nevada College
- The Art Institute of Las Vegas
- Truckee Meadows Community College
- University of Nevada Las Vegas
- University of Nevada Reno
- University of Phoenix Las Vegas Campus
- University of Phoenix Northern Nevada Campus
- Western Nevada College
It is critical to make certain the college sexual misconduct investigation at your Nevada school is handled properly and that the accused student's interests are protected from as early as possible during the sexual misconduct investigative process. One major reason is because even at colleges and universities where a finding of responsibility for sexual misconduct charges is made at a hearing, the investigation will set the stage for what the hearing panel is provided prior to a hearing (and what the hearing panel will in large part rely on at a hearing), and at schools where the finding of responsibility is made solely through the investigative process, what takes place during the investigation itself will determine whether the accused is found responsible or not responsible for college sexual misconduct charges.
Unfortunately, some students, families, and college employees make the mistake of not taking the necessary precautions as soon as possible when accused of sexual misconduct at college. Some people will mistakenly believe that if they "just explain what happened," their college or university will be fair and impartial and will arrive at the truth. In a perfect world this may be the case, but in a perfect world, sexual misconduct cases would not exist.
Fighting passionately for the future of his clients at universities and colleges throughout the nation for many years, Joseph D. Lento knows how important it is to mount the strongest defense because he understands that an accused's academic and professional future is on the line. He does not settle for the easiest outcome, and instead prioritizes his clients' needs and well-being. Joseph Lento is a licensed attorney in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and New York, is admitted as an attorney pro hac vice in state and federal court if needed when representing clients nationwide, and serves as a college sexual misconduct advisor to students and others in academia facing sexual misconduct investigations and Title IX disciplinary cases in Nevada and throughout the nation. Make certain your or your student's interests are protected - Contact National College Sexual Misconduct Attorney Joseph D. Lento today at 888-535-3686 or by completing our online form.