Q: Should I get public defender for my dui court case? Can not afford a lawyer or attorney.
A: If you are asking whether you should ask for a public defender or represent yourself, then it's a no brainer to ask fort a public defender. You should not go into criminal court without a lawyer. If you think you might be able to afford a lawyer, then contact a few and find out ahead of your court date. If you are unable to afford a lawyer based on their quoted fees, then you can advise the court that you have tried to hire a lawyer and were unsuccessful.
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