Legal Advice for Court Appointed Counsel — 34 results
Written by attorney Peter Lamont, 10 months ago.
President Abraham Lincoln, himself a lawyer, is reported to have said, He who represents himself has a fool for a client.
The pitfalls of such a folly far outweigh the ill-conceived idea of... more
Written by attorney Andrew Bruskin, 7 months ago.
Andrew Bruskin explains ineffective assistance of counsel. Question: What is ineffective assistance of counsel? It is when a lawyer is deemed to be ‘deficient’ in representing a Defendant... more
Written by attorney Robert Lee Vogel, 6 months ago.
This guide will give you some ideas that can help you select a criminal defense attorney. As a general rule, and an important first criteria, I would say this: You want an attorney who can... more
Written by attorney Mitchell Goldman, about 1 year ago.
Facing a criminal charge in Florida, even for a relatively minor misdemeanor, is a serious situation that can change the lives of both the person charged and his or her family. There is the... more
Written by attorney Robert McCarthy, over 1 year ago.
A newer appellate case has opened an opportunity for people appealing their cases in Massachusetts. People can now cite to the assigned counsel performance standards when arguing that they... more
Written by attorney F. Powers, almost 2 years ago.
The appointment of counsel process in North Carolina normally includes executing of an "Affidavit of Indigency." http://forms.lp.findlaw.com/form/courtforms/state/nc/nc000502.pdf
As noted... more
Written by attorney Reem Husni Odeh, 6 months ago.
When accused of a crime, you have rights. One of these rights is the right to be represented by a chosen attorney. From questioning to the end of trial, a criminal defense attorney can be... more
Written by attorney Jon O'Toole, about 1 year ago.
When you're charged with a crime, whether it is a felony, misdemeanor, DWI, assault, family violence, or other criminal offense, you need to know your rights. A criminal defense attorney... more
Written by attorney Michael Lukehart, 8 months ago.
Some suggested topics and techniques that are essential to the first interview. Information the Client Needs to Know. First, and foremost, introduce yourself. Your client wants to know who... more
Written by attorney Deirdre O'Connor, over 5 years ago. STAFF PICK
Know the Rules About Changing Lawyers You can always fire your private lawyer and hire a new one without the court's approval. You can always replace a court-appointed lawyer (public... more