Q: Do I need a lawyer for larceny in the sixth degree ?
A: Any intelligent lawyer will say yes. The saying goes, only a fool has himself for a client. However, if you have no criminal history and are willing to burn a get out of jail free card, you can apply for a program to keep your record clean. That is something that can be done without counsel, however, every case and every person's situation is so different that it is almost never a good idea to handle a criminal matter by yourself.
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