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I have my pretrial hearing scheduled for tomorrow on a

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Hi, I have my pretrial hearing scheduled for tomorrow on a misdemeanor drug charge. I do not have any representation yet. I'm extremely worried about attending this hearing without a lawyer. What should I do?
JA: What state is this in? And can you tell me a little more about the charge?
Customer: Wisconsin. The charge is possession of an illegally obtained prescription.
JA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?
Customer: Not yet no. I recently separated from my husband. I've been attempting to be able to afford a lawyer on my own. That's really difficult.
JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: No.
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Criminal Law
Expert:  N Cal Attorney replied 1 month ago.

I am sorry to hear this.

You have to appear at the hearing. At the first opportunity, you can inform the Court that you unable to proceed without counsel and have been unable to retain an attorney, and request that the Court appoint an attorney to represent you.

I hope this information is helpful.