Q: Help I need to find a lawyer that can help my son in a legal matter we don’t have much money but will do anything I can
He supposedly burn down a porta potty on accident but they didn’t tell him or me about the court date that mad him miss it the cop that arrested him didn’t do it by the book made sure my son went into a meltdown where he blacked out and turned it on him saying my son was trying to hit him or beat him up there’s lots more to it that I can’t get typed in here my son is mild to severe autistic he was doing so good up till this point the judge lawyer in the cops don’t have the right training and don’t seem to be having his best interests at all pls help my so
A: Public defenders exist for folks who don’t have resources to hire private counsel. He should apply for a public defender and the court will likely appoint him an attorney.
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