Q: Is it possible I can have a court appointed an attorney and get an outcome I am satisfied with? Comm Serv, Probation.
Poss of CS PG 3 <28g DFZ
Poss of Marij <2oz DFZ
Poss of Drug Paraph
No search warrant issued. Says she pulled me over because I looked suspicious. I am a struggling addict that needs help with my addiction, not a violent criminal. I may lose my wife if I go to jail. The only drug found was the marijuana, she tested the water in the bong to find PCP/Meth. No actual Meth/PCP was found. I was unaware of the DFZ laws.
A: It is possible. Depending on your jurisdiction, court-appointed attorneys can be selected from a wheel of local defense attorneys or assigned from a county Public Defender's Office. All defense attorneys providing services to indigent defendants should be experienced and approved by local judges to provide this service. The concern with court-appointed counsel, should you have one, is that you do not get to choose your attorney. If you retain an attorney, you can research someone with the right experience, results, communication, and even Board Certified Specialization. It is a personal decision and one that should be carefully considered.
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