Q: I marsdins my court appointed public defender twice but was denied. What can I say or do he disrespects me.
Three months into my DuI case he was sighed into the Bar association.
A Marsden motion is where you complain to the court that your free appointed counsel is inadequate. A lawyer who disrespects their client should consider another career, especially one who serves as court-appointed counsel. However, disrespect is not considered in whether the attorney can competently and adequately represent you.
Your best solution is to speak with the supervisor of the court-appointed counsel, such as the public defender or alternate defender's office. Many times they will assign a new attorney where a personality change would be beneficial.
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