Minneapolis, MN asked in Criminal Law for Minnesota

Q: if i have a trial and it includes no lawyers, could i motion for a lawyer?

i have a trial coming up and was stated no lawyers, could i motion for one?

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Jonathan Matthew Holson
Jonathan Matthew Holson
Answered
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Rogers, MN
  • Licensed in Minnesota

A: What kind of case is it? You're always entitled to have an attorney, but not necessarily one for free.

Thomas C Gallagher agrees with this answer

Thomas C Gallagher
Thomas C Gallagher
Answered
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Minneapolis, MN
  • Licensed in Minnesota

A: An accused person has the right to a lawyer in a criminal case, either a private, paid lawyer, or a public defender appointed by the court for indigent people. You don't indicate what kind of case it is.

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