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In a criminal case, can a judge force a person to get a paid

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in a criminal case, can a judge force a person to get a paid attorney, and in doing so state that a public defender will not be appointed, even though the defendant is truthfully penniless?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Criminal Law
Expert:  Alex J. Esq. replied 1 year ago.

Hello. My name is***** will be happy to answer your question.
I am sorry to hear about this unfortunate situation.

What is the criminal charge(s) this defendant is facing?

Does the defendant have any income or any assets?

Please provide me with more details about the situation.

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