You should retain a criminal defense attorney who has experience in ineffective claims (PCRA). The attorney can review the entire history and make the argument that you could not have found out about your lawyers addiction during the applicable appeal period. Your new attorney must akso prove that but for the addiction you would have prevailed at the trial.This is the edge that the lawyer most show in order to have the court grant you a new trial.
If your Mother plead guilty or was found guilty, the charges cannot be expunged until she turns 70. It is suggested that she set up a consult with an experienced criminal defense attorney who will review her record and advise what can be done. Many firms including mine offer free consults.
This s a very serious matter and you should interview attorneys a nod secure the most experienced criminal defense attorney possible. You are looking at a state jail sentence and many other implications if you are convicted. Good luck.
It is typical that a defendant will be charged with more than one count of DUI. Until your blood level is determined and your record checked, a more specific count cannot be determined. In the meantime, you need to retsina criminal defense attorney .
It is always a mistake for a defendant to walk into a criminal court without a lawyer. The legal process is complicated and the implications to you are great. There are fine AVVO attorneys in your area that offer free consults. It is strongly urged that you take advantage of that. Good luck.
Yes. You can change your mind at anytime up till the plea is accepted by the Court. Even then you can ask the court to be allowed to take back your plea. Make sure you have all your questions answered before taking a plea.
I agree with Me. Jones. This is a bad idea and you will always be looking over your shoulder. This is no way to raise a child. The better course, is to retain an attorney and meet the charges head on. Good luck.