Colorado Springs, CO asked in Criminal Law for Colorado

Q: My son has to be in court tomorrow at 9. He is being charged with a class give felony charge. Will we need a lawyer?

He's never been in trouble before. He did not know He was entering a vacant house until he was inside. He did not knowingly and willingly break in.

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Gary Kollin
Gary Kollin
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  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Fort Lauderdale, FL

A: If you were in his situation would you want a lawyer?

Brian K. McHugh agrees with this answer

Douglas T. Cohen
Douglas T. Cohen
Answered
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Denver, CO
  • Licensed in Colorado

A: Yes.

Brian K. McHugh agrees with this answer

Brian K. McHugh
Brian K. McHugh
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  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Littleton, CO
  • Licensed in Colorado

A: Yes, your son will most definitely need a lawyer. If you can't afford to hire one, he needs to apply for the public defender ASAP.

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