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Did he explain why he believes the case is difficult or unwinnable? Do you have trial tomorrow or just a hearing?
If you are willing to hire another attorney (such as a private attorney) to represent you, then you should ask this attorney to remove himself from the case and ask the judge for a continuance so that you can seek new counsel.
If that is not an option, then you should go to the hearing and plead with the judge to continue it because you want a new public attorney assigned to you due to ineffective assistance of counsel. The judge may or may not go for this argument. It's pretty much 50/50.
Or you can just move forward with the hearing and your current attorney.
These are your only three options at this point, unfortunately.
No worries. I agree. This is the worst time that this could have happened for you.
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