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you can go to the clerk of the court in the county where his charges stem from and ask to see the docket entries. the clerk can run those entries with his full name - you will want to make sure the middle initial and date of birth are the same because sometimes folks share a same first and last name - so a middle initial and/or birth date can help make sure it is the correct defendant
you should - it would be simple reading
charges will be listed and then it will show what Motions have been filed and if an attorney has entered an appearance
so it might say - something like "petty theft" or "CDS possession"
you will be able to understand it