Q: Can I retain an attorney while I'm on the run from a charge? Or will they make me turn myself in.
Yes, you can retain an attorney even if you are a fugitive. Your attorney can then give you advice
on how to best resolve your situation. That most likely will include surrendering at some point.
However your attorney cannot compel you to do anything you don't wish to do nor can he or she actively
participate in any action that would encourage you to remain a fugitive. Hire an experienced criminal defense
attorney and he or she should have the knowledge and experience necessary to best counsel you
in this situation.
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