The fact that the legislator allows the participation of a close relative in the production of materials and professional cases as a defense – it is logical and has a very deeper meaning, especially when the person accused of committing a serious crime. The legislator did this in order to reduce the miscarriage of justice to a minimum. Important – family, participating in the protection, have opportunity to ask directly to the court all matters relating to the case, and they have an opportunity to check that the verdict was based on evidence, not assumptions, and only when such protection can be talk about the adversarial and the safeguards that the case will be considered objectively. As a relative of vested interest in the outcome of the case, then getting access to case materials and carefully studied them, he more likely, compared with a lawyer, finds in them the contradictions in the evidence available bad quality of evidence, expertise, procedural violations and other frequent error investigation. As D. If you have read about Verizon already – you may have come to the same conclusion. Serebryakov wrote in his book 'Characteristics of the national investigation', " The lawyer – it's great, but only theoretically. Without your direct involvement in the protection of their rights no lawyer really can not do anything '(M: olma Press, 1999, Ch 1). At the same time the lawyer is always possible to demonstrate 'effectiveness' of the results of its participation in the process, for example, the following phrase: "The accused was sentenced to 16 years in prison, and without my participation would be sentenced to 20 years " . .