Q: Can you get more then one public defender when you are charged with a serious matter ?
A: Absent a capital case, I sincerely doubt it.
Brent Cox agrees with this answer
A: I agree with Mr. Denison. You would have to have a serious murder charge or be a defendant in a capital case in order to have more than one lawyer. There might a few other serious matters where they would give you more than one lawyer but it is not a frequent occurrence. Good luck with your case.
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