SGT Leonard, krawczyk
708th medical company
REALITY OF CRIMINAL COURT
Criminal court is the luxury of going through a tedious process of breaking a law. Once you have been arrested and have to go to court because of the arrest, you now have a criminal case appointed against you. The first thing you should do is contact a good well known lawyer that has many successful cases in your specific matter. I would never recommend a public offender. Simply do to the fact that there a hit or miss with professional knowledge. Their working as a low basic paid job. Often over whelmed in other cases, they would most likely only meet you while you where walking up to the stand. Public defenders are employed by the low paying government to provide free public legal representation for clients that cannot afford a lawyer. You can only get a public defender if you are the defendant in a criminal case. Free public lawyers are not provided by the government in civil cases. A public defender must be appointed by the judge on your first court date. You cannot get a public defender before your first court date. To have a public defender appointed, go to court on your court date and kindly ask the judge to appoint a lawyer for you. The judge will ask you some questions about your income and decide if you qualify for a public defender. If your first court date is for a bond hearing, a public defender should be available in the courtroom to prevent you if you cannot afford a private attorney. Also if you are unsure if whether you have a public defender has been appointed yet, call public defender office in your county and ask them to look your case up. Many are located right across the court house as my lawyer was.
In the court you will be presented with a charge and have to attend court on the date and time given to you. It is very important that you follow that subpoena other wise other charges can be brought up against you. In a criminal case you can be found guilty or known...