Q: Ok, my boyfriend got locked up in March. His court appointed attorney is doing nothing for him.
He would like a speedy trial if possible? His charges are fleeing and eluding, driving with no liscense and burgulary. he was on the local news and newspapers. they show the chase and show him getting arrested. i don't know what to do or how to? It's summer time and he has three boys he needs to be with right now. or he will plea out, he just wants to get out of the county jail and go onto prison or a trans center.
A: I would suggest you contact a lawyer in Fayette County who practices criminal law. Filing a speedy trial usually has some additional consequences, that are particular based upon the jurisdiction. Also, felony fleeing and eluding generally requires at least 1 year in prison, and you cannot get probation on it.
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