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For a criminal summons in north carolina, is there a state

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For a criminal summons in north carolina, is there a state prosecutor or just the plaintiff?
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Criminal Law
Expert:  JB Umphrey replied 6 years ago.

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In a criminal case, the plaintiff (the People of ___________) is always represented by some type of prosecuting authority.


So it would be in my best interest to hire my own attorney?

JB Umphrey :

If you can afford one, yes.

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If you cannot afford to hire your own attorney, you can request a court-appointed attorney.

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