Howell, NJ asked in Criminal Law for New Jersey

Q: can we change a pool attorney public defender.?

we have a pool attorney who has not returned our call at all in weeks. never talked to him once and court is april 18th

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James A. Abate
James A. Abate
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  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Somerville, NJ
  • Licensed in New Jersey

A: You can change attorneys and hire private counsel.

H. Scott Aalsberg Esq.
H. Scott Aalsberg Esq.
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  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • East Brunswick, NJ
  • Licensed in New Jersey

A: To change within the pool very hard to do, but you can always hire a public defender and fire your pool lawyer.

Jason Seidman
Jason Seidman
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  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Toms River, NJ
  • Licensed in New Jersey

A: You can certainly consult with a private attorney, but getting a new pool attorney is very difficult.

Mr. Kenneth Albert Vercammen Esq.
Mr. Kenneth Albert Vercammen Esq.
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  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Edison, NJ
  • Licensed in New Jersey

A: If you go with public defenders office you are stuck with whoever the OPD assigns. Just borrow funds if important and hire a private attorney responsible only to client

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