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I am trying to file a motion to extend time on course

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I am trying to file a motion to extend time on course required by the court. Is this something I need to contact my public defender to file or am I able to file a motion on my own?
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Yes, you need to contact your lawyer. A defendant cannot file motions themselves if they have an attorney and a judge will usually get upset with someone that tries to do something like this because it causes problems with the record.

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