Q: I have a trial coming up in March 2018 and am dealing with a court appointed attorney is it too late to retain lawyer?
Not 100% comfortable with court appointed. Is it too late to go another route?
A: There may not be time for another attorney to properly prepare for trial, especially if the judge does not grant a continuance. Be sure to ask any attorney you are considering if their current commitments to other cases are such that they can realistically spend the time necessary to be prepared by the day of trial... or at least more prepared than your current attorney would be!
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