These are all questions that should have been covered days or weeks ago with his attorney. Public defenders are very busy and have very little time to spend on any one case.
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Without further details this is a serious charge and your brother and the public defender may be left with little to no option at such a late date. 1st offense Burglary has a minimum sentence in Georgia of one year. Additionally, if there is a separate gun charge there is no way to tell the type or severity of this charge. To have a lawyer or firm build a defense to these charges would take time and a through investigation of the circumstances.
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