Austin, TX asked in Criminal Law, Divorce and Federal Crimes for Texas

Q: I hired a lawyer for my sons case last week. My son had court yesterday and the attorney didnt show. He has a trial set

For monday. Whats gonna happen if he doesnt show up again for the court

2 Lawyer Answers
Vonnie Clay Dones III
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Vonnie Clay Dones III
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  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Houston, TX
  • Licensed in Texas

A: The judge will likely reset the trial date if your attorney does not appear especially without knowing the reason why. Try to contact your lawyer and inform him of the trial date.

Penny Wymyczak-White agrees with this answer

John Cucci Jr.
John Cucci Jr.
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  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Houston, TX

A: That is a big problem. I would call the attorney and ask for my Money back. Then get a REAL lawyer. It is pathetic that a newly hired lawyer would fail to show at a court appearance. It is unethical to act that way.

Penny Wymyczak-White agrees with this answer

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