Law Forum : Court Appointed Attorneys

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  1. Destee

    Destee destee.com STAFF

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    Peace and Blessings Family,

    If you were charged with a crime that came with the option of a court appointed attorney, would you want the court appointed one, or would you want to hire your own?

    I've not ever heard anything good about a court appointed attorney.

    Most folk don't want them, or only use them, because they can't afford their own.

    Would you have confidence in a court appointed attorney?

    Who are the court appointed attorneys? Lawyers that just passed the bar or what? I mean, do lawyers have to do time, as court appointed ones? Like a doctor has to do some residency at a hospital?

    How does the court appointed attorney system work?

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    Courts invite defendants to accept their offer of an attorney to represent them.

    The purpose of the defense attorney is to perform the bare minimum with regard to due process as well as ensure that your case is not appeal-able.

    The defense attorney is to protect the court.
     
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