Q: Should my son have a lawyer to go to court for an interference charge.
My son was at a party that was broke up by police. Initially he and some friends ran but realized that was the wrong thing to do so they stopped. They were arrested and charged with interference. He is very worried as he is going to school to become a teacher, how this will affect his future. We spoke with another friend of ours who is a deputy in another county and he suggested that you go in and ask for a Deferred sentence since he has never been in trouble before. I am just wondering if we should get him a lawyer or if he is better off going in admitting his mistake and explaining the situation and asking for a different o deferred sentence since he has never been in trouble before. I am just wondering if we should get him a lawyer or if he is better off going in and admitting his mistake and explaining the situation and asking for a deferment.
Would you go to court without an attorney?
Would you let your attorney do the same?
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