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thank you so much you are the best! You make me feel a little more hopeful about it all I hope they will allow me me to continue probation. Hopefully they will take my last two and a half years of being responsible and law abiding into consideration. Unfortunately i dont have an attorney to speak for me in court I wish a public defender would speak up for me. How much would that cost to have an attorney speak for me i wish i could have my old p o put a recommendation in for me he knows i have good intentions. Thank you so much sincerely Leon.
Hi Leon,Pleased to have assisted and taken some of the weight off of your mind. Can you get to the lawyer who stood up on this case with you back when you took the plea to probation? He or she is the one who knows your case best and is still the attorney of record on your case. Even if he won't come into court for you, he can give you some do-it-yourself advice. He can tell you what he'd charge to come in. The public defender's office can offer you some do-it-yourself guidance as well.You can also find out the going rate for something like this in your part of the country by contacting the California Bar Association's Lawyer Referral service. Probation will be aware already of the 2.5 years in which you've done everything that you were supposed to, and you can certainly tell that to the court. If you got the date wrong and plan on turning yourself in quickly, I don't see the worst case scenario coming true, but it's always better to have a lawyer make the argument for you. I wish you the best of luck.
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