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If I have to fire my attorney first chance I get from jail

If I have to fire my attorney first chance I get from jail or the court room, how much time can I be given for my family to retain counsil in Federal court. The next court dates are for pre-trial and trial.? These dates are within 18 days away will the courts make me take a public defender due to this?

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I was arrested after calling police, claiming self defense

I was arrested after calling police, claiming self defense against my boyfriend who attacked me first. I think I was charged by the police for "over doing" self defense. My boyfriend didn't and isn't going to press charges. Wondering what we should do on the court date.

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My ex and I split up, they left my stuff in the garage to

My ex and I split up, they left my stuff in the garage for me to pick up,but forgot one item. I went into the house and got it. Later I ended up buying them one Bc I felt bad they didn't have one anyways. Now a year and a half later they are saying it was breaking and entering Bc they asked me not to enter the house. They are saying they have video evidence from next door neighbors and are threatening to take to police if I don't pay them 2200. If we both lived there but it was in her name would it be breaking and entering if I didn't steal anything? And how lond does she have before this runs out. It all just seems so bogus now.

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I keep making appearances and have never been formally

I keep making appearances and have never been formally charged, I have property seized as evidence and change of custody room states one of the items no longer there. Judge threatento put me in jail because he appointed a public defender after I had filed a motion to represent myself pro se

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Just got my notice I can proceed pro se in my appeal to

Just got my notice I can proceed pro se in my appeal to Superior Court Pa.The original record is in from the Common Pleas Court but, I have to include, Magisterial, Dog Warden's and Medical Files that are not part of the Common Pleas files but, show perjury from victim and inconsistancies in what was said under oath and presented as exhibits. How should I do this?Do I need to ask for an extention to get this done?

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I red a criminal defense lawyer to defend me on two DV

Hi, I hired a criminal defense lawyer to defend me on two DV charges, and I'm not satisfied with the services rendered. I hired this lawyer mid-way through, after the arraignment. She only had to attend a continuance hearing and the actual trial. She was late to both hearings. At the first hearing she failed to notify me she was running late. I didn't say anything because I understand people run late. Now today we had the trial at 10:30am and I had the judge and the prosecutor asking me where my lawyer was, and again she failed to notify me she was running late. The prosecutor needed up having to Google her phone number to ensure she didn't object to the charges being dismissed. By 11:00am the judge gave me the dismissal paperwork and I left the court. My lawyer contacted me shortly afterward to discuss the dismissal. She didn't acknowledge or apologize for running late. When I brought up my frustration, she gave me push back and said, "Well the court knew I was running late and I'm here now." She seemed to dismiss me and my concerns. For the amount of money I paid her, I don't feel I got adequate representation or common courtesy, and frankly it was embarrassing to sit in court twice waiting on my lawyer. What can be done about this?

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I was charged with a domestic violence that was dismissed.

Hello,I was charged with a domestic violence that was dismissed. During this process I had 4 guns taken by the police dept. After the charges was dropped and I tried to get my firearms back the court and police said I needed to fill out a claim and delivery form to get my guns back. I have since received paperwork from the court a notice to appear and that police department is contesting my eligibility to get my firearms back. Also I am a 19 year veteran of the military that is still currently serving. Is this something that is pretty straight forward since the charges were dropped / dismissed or is this something that I need to hire an attorney for?

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My cousin committed arm robbery at 16 but he wasn't

My cousin committed arm robbery at 16 but he wasn't sentenced until he was 20 he didn't go to trial and except a plea bargain which was 40 year sentence with 20 years suspended this being his first offense can he request a new trial

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I was in home depot purchased a bbq boyfriend on Feb 16 2016

I was in home depot purchased a bbq for my boyfriend on Feb 16 2016 for the price of 400.00. when i was done paying for bbq and was out at my vechile waiting for help. I was approached by an emmployee who said that i had bought the bbq for the wrong price. I said "What are you talking about . she said you need to come into the store and talk to the manager . I said "No he can come out here. At this point a loss prevention guy came running out into the parking lot and said "YOU ARE UNDER ARESST FOR FRAUD . PUT YOUR HANDS BEHIND YOUR BACK.I was like what are you talking about ? He said I switch tags on the bbq . I WAS in shock and called him a lier . The end result was i got charged with fraud and when asked to see the tape he said it didnt record in that area. the cameras are in that area but dont record. I DID NOT CHANGE ANY TAG . He said i changed a tag there was three price tags of 397.00 dollars on the bbq . the value of the bbq was 900.00 or 1100.00 . He flat out lied and when the officer asked to see the tape. he wouldnt show him cause he lied about the whole thingJA: I'm trying to find the right Criminal Lawyer for you right now. As soon as they are ready, I will let you know. Of course. The best way to reach them is by emailing***@******.***Customer: dont have email addresssJA: Can you tell me what state this is in? And do you know who owns the lot?Customer: its in Vancouver. British ColumbiaJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: yes briefly he just started the job as a lop officer and he got physical with meJA: What advice did they give you?Customer: we are going to go to trial . i want to know is every part of a big store like home depot all departments are recorded of courseJA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: HE IS A PUNK TRYING TO GET A BOUNUS ON MY NAME I DONT HAVE A CRIMINAL RECORD IAM A 50 YR OLD WOMAN

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