no not really the attorney continued under protest but was not going to allow me to not be represented but wanted to withdraw due to defendant threating attorney both phisycaly and with the threating to report them to the bar for not giving defendant any information about prosocutions case
The judge plainly said that he would release said attorney but the defendant was still going to trial with or without counsel
In turn it all of a sudden ends up going from you will be aquitted to if you go to trial today you are going to jail for 6 months to a year
So I had to plead no contest it was under the plain threat of going to trial with out counsel. Counsel also informed the judge the he felt he could no longer represent defendant to the best of his ability
defendant NEVER waived it told judge he was willing to hire other counsel
I need a excellent lawyer in Lafayette la to help me what could I say tell the judge that the reason I'm accepting the plea is because he threatened me with going to trial without counsel
Would the same judge hear the motion
once motion is filed will that suspend the plea agreement
until the next trial date
do you recommend an appeals attorney for this
so I would still have to do all the probation stuff until when
how long does this generally take
I can live with that how much do you think the appeal bond would be the crime is a misdemeanor domestic assault first offense
thank you for your information Kirk I will start looking for the best lawyer money can buy you have done an excellent job I will request you if I need any further assistance.
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