Q: If I allegedly stole from my county of residence, and my court appointed attorney is employed by that same county,as is
The prosecutor , can I get a change of venue or even a fair trial?
A: You can hire your own defense lawyer, but your public defender is generally going to also work for the same county that the prosecutor works for. Public defenders and district attorneys will often work together a lot so they likely know one another socially and professionally also.
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