Q: Is it legal for my public defender to refuse to give me legal advice on my case or to discuss the trial strategy
Lawyer said she cannot give me legal advice on my case she advised me to ask someone who was not a lawyer for my legal advice
A: That's a very strange post. Were you asking your public defender for advice on another matter? It makes no sense that your criminal defense attorney would tell you to seek legal advice on your criminal case from a non-lawyer.
Regardless, the issue is not whether it is "legal" but rather whether you are receiving competent defense.
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