You need to get a "power of attorney
" from Mr. Walker which states you would have the ability to speak to his attorney on his behalf. Second you would make contact with the PD to find out what is going on. It is not necessarily required that an attorney filing an appeal or a PCR would even have to have any in depth conversation with the client, but they should have at least some contact to let the client know what is going on with the case because most of these cases depend on the record of the previous trial and not on any real new information from the defendant.
If you cannot get the PoA, then Mr. Walker needs to file a complaint if he has not heard from his attorney at all before 30 days from when the extension expires.
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