Q: I was charged and appointed public defender. State attorney filed to have a certain judge removed from my case . I was
Never informed about this . Recieved a probation sentence and violated . Was resentenced by the judge state had removed . Is this lagit
A: Did you admit to the violation? Was there an agreement as to the sanction? If so, then you would simply receive the same disposition in front of a different judge. Otherwise, the case could be set in front a different judge for a formal probation violation. But I don't believe that this would be completely fatal to the status of your probation violation matter.
A: Was the a contested hearing in front of a judge? Or was a settlement agreement reached before that (as often happens)? Did the defense object to the judge presiding after the state had removed? It doesn't sound like a winner so far, but you may want to have a discussion about it with your lawyer.
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