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Your son will need a lawyer experienced in criminal law. Of course, he will be unable to retain one by Monday morning. If he cannot afford a lawyer, he should ask the judge to appoint a public defender. If he can afford one, he should ask the judge for time to hire counsel. If there is an issue of bail, he should ask the judge to allow the public defender to represent him solely for the issue of bail.
Best of luck. I know how worrisome this must be for all of you.
You are very welcome. Hope all goes well for your son.
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