The charge is grand thief auto, I gave birth yesterday and my attorney said that if I am not in court in the morning that the judge will sentence me and that I won't get probation. This is a first offense.
Civil Rights Attorney
Your attorney should be able to ask for a continuance under these circumstances.. This is something that your attorney needs to handle.
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Personal Injury Lawyer
You have a perfectly valid reason by you can not be in court (you should have your doctor document that you are unable to attend court) - Unless you have missed other court dates etc. it would seem from the facts presented that your attorney should be able to explain to the court the reason for a continuance. I am not trying to second guess your attorney merely making a observation & suggestion. I am not licensed in AL & perhaps my lack of knowledge of their laws & court procedures is the reason for my statements. You need to immediately consult with your attorney. Good luck & congratulations on the birth of your baby.
This is not intended to be legal advise or as legal representation. I am a California personal injury attorney . Be aware that every state has its own statute of limitations; and statutes & case laws that govern the handling of these matters.