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JA: The Lawyer's require payment for their services. It's way less expensive on JustAnswer than face-to-face would cost.
Customer: I need a criminal defense attorney pro bono.....I can't pay
JA: What state are you in? It matters because laws vary by location.
Customer: My nephew is in Las Vegas Nevad, I'm from Oklahoma City
JA: Has anything been filed or reported?
Customer: Yes, he has been accused of murder
JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: I can't pay, I want that to be specified; I am in search of a pro bono attorney
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Criminal defense attorneys who work "pro bono" are called public defenders and he is entitled to one under the US Constitution. You can go to the local court and ask for the public defender's office and they will direct you there and they will arrange for representation for him.
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