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When Missing An Exam Leads To Cheating Allegations

Accused of cheating after taking a make-up exam? Tips from a defense lawyer for students.

Students miss exams or paper deadlines for many reasons: illness, family emergencies and other unexpected issues can arise. Most professors are understanding and will work with a student if they keep them informed. However, what can happen if, after you get an extension for a paper or take a make-up exam, you are then accused of cheating? Read on for tips from a defense attorney for students.

How do I prove I am not making up an excuse for being absent?

If you believe the professor does not have any other evidence to support the cheating accusation, bring a note from a doctor with you. If you were sick and stopped by the health clinic then this could be one way of proving your innocence. If it was a family issue, plane tickets or other travel receipts could back up your situation.

I was charged with gaining an academic advantage, can you help me fight the academic integrity charge?

Yes. Richard Asselta helps students all over the country defend against academic integrity and honor code violations. He assists students using his nearly 20 years as an attorney combined with specialized knowledge of the university disciplinary process to help students achieve positive results.

I tried to defend myself and lost the academic hearing. Can you help me appeal?

Yes. Mr. Asselta writes appeals for students facing academic sanctions like a failing course grade, notation on transcripts, suspension, and even expulsion from school. Writing a winning student appeal takes an attorney with experience.

Can you help all college students that need a college suspension appeal?

Yes. Mr. Asselta works with students all over the country who are facing discipline in college.

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Richard Asselta is an award-winning attorney who students. Call today to avoid a suspension, dismissal, or expulsion from your university: 855-338-5299. Click here to read what clients are saying about Richard on Avvo, an attorney review website.