Orlando, FL asked in Criminal Law for Mississippi

Q: How can I request a continuance on my case without a lawyer, due to Covid-19, without having to be in court?

I have court on Tuesday May 26th. The court has already continued the trial twice now due to Covid-19. I have not been able to find council, nor can I afford an attorney with being without a job due to covid-19. So I need to request a continuance for those reasons and also because I don't want to subject myself to the possibility of contracting the disease due to being in the high risk catagory.

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Arthur Calderon
Arthur Calderon
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  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Cleveland, MS
  • Licensed in Mississippi

A: Your best is going to be to contact the court and request the continuance, and explain to them the reasons for your request.

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