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I am up on a criminal charge. I do not have enough money to hire a lawyer. I tried Legal Aid, and they represented me at the first hearing, but they were so pushed for time they gave me the rush treatment. That of course is not satisfactory, so I have no option but to represent myself. It is not ideal, I know, but what other choice do I have? None!
My question is...does anyone have any helpful hints on how to best represent oneself.
thanks
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Customer reply replied 8 years ago
Alex, sorry man, but could you NOT answer any more of my questions. thanks.
Solicitor: Brisbane-Lawyer, Solicitor - Admitted 2005 replied 8 years ago
Your question was:

Quote:
My question is...does anyone have any helpful hints on how to best represent oneself.


My recommendation, however, would be for you to stick with your legal aid appointed lawyer.
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Please Alex, do NOT answer any more of my questions
Solicitor: Brisbane-Lawyer, Solicitor - Admitted 2005 replied 8 years ago
Okay.
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