If someone bails out of jail, can the court still appoint them a lawyer

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Jeff Trevillion Jr.

Answered On Apr 10, 2013
Constitutionally a criminal defendant is entitled to counsel if they cannot afford to hire one. That said, many judges use a person's ability to make bail as an indication they can afford to hire counsel.