Q: our lawyer said could only was revoke BF;s bond all his missed court dates due to not being released we dont understand
I don't know the specifics of the cases what I do know is that IN 2019 my boyfriend was charged with a thc vs in Freestone County He was given the option 8 years probation or 10 years, He failed a UA in 2020 for weed and was arrested for a revocation, HIs lawyer bonded him out and came back to Harris county. Well he got caught up in some trouble in Harris County. He was arrested in 02/211. He had court for Freestone in May but despite all my effort to inform everyone i could think of to let tapeem know he was in jail he missed court and they revoked his bond,. When i was able to bond him out no hold so i paid and waited to be told he had a bond in Freestone. So i was able to pay for an out of county bond, For them to hold him on a no bond (after i had paid it) Now we are facing the same thing in Harris County two missed two court dates. His lawyers are talking with us and i do was much research as i can but i don't know what to do. HIs lawyers keep us in the dark. What cacn I do?
A: Criminal defense attorneys are not technically required to talk to anyone but the defendant. Cheap or court-appointed attorneys are often too busy to talk to the defendant's loved ones. You could hire a better attorney to replace the existing attorney and perhaps get better customer service but that will come at a price.
Be aware that, even if you hire a premium attorney, if the defendant requests that the attorney NOT talk to loved ones then the attorney must honor that request... even if the attorney was paid by the friends or family members.
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