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I got arrested for arson 2nd degree I took 10 years I

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I got arrested for arson 2nd degree I took 10 years I appealed my case because I am not guilty I need to talk to a lawyer and so does my son he's got 50 years and I got 10 years he still incarcerated I'm out and he wants appeal his case I want to tell my case it my case is already and being appealed I already did the pill papers in February so can you get ahold of me as soon as you can please my name is ****** and my number is ******* you can call me at anytime thank you

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I'm from California but I'm staying here in Iowa because I'm out on an appeal Bond

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Haven't done nothing for an appeal bond yet I don't know what to do every time I ask somebody for a question nobody knows nothing. The clerk's office the police department in the prison anywhere so I want to get another lawyer I don't want the lawyers that I have because they they're not they're against me not for me

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Just trying to put my son's case with my case I don't have nothing to do with his case he has anything to do with my case but his cases of murder trial he already pleaded guilty he wants to appeal his case because he was not in his right mind and we got plenty of proof of that but his lawyer did not want to bring it up in court because he said it wouldn't help him out and his wife told him that he should bring that up in court because maybe he would have got a lot less your time he was not in his right mind he was in the hospital several times for bipolar schizophrenic depression of try to commit suicide you just kind of please we're going to the police department and the police go to the house and then there's just a lot of he was not in his right mind and we need a good lawyer that can help him out he saying he didn't do it he didn't even do it cuz bring that up in court because maybe he would have got a lot less your time he was not in his right mind he was in the hospital several times for bipolar schizophrenia depression of try to commit suicide you just kind of please we're going to the police department and the police go to the house and then there's just a lot of he was not in his right mind and we need a good lawyer that can prove to the courts that he he needed help

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