Arrested 30 days ago- Never read miranda rights- When family asked for warrent..we were told none was needed. Got bail reduced by 80% after spending 6 days in jail. Found out this is Insurance fraud matter (private long care disability) ... Judge lowered bail as I'm caring for someone with cancer. To date I have not seen evidence and have no clue about dates after having 3 surgeries and needed 2 additional. Please assist. Thank You.
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In Alameda County if you couldn't afford an attorney you were referred to the office of the public defender - you should call them and find out who your attorney is. Otherwise call the clerk's office to find our your next court date - you don't want to miss that, otherwise your bail will be forfeited and you will go back into custody. And try to pay attention in court next time.
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As Ms. Mccall stated: if you cannot afford a criminal defense attorney, one should be appointed for you by the state. If you were arrested and jailed, I find it difficult to believe you did not have a public defender assigned to represent you. If you are having difficulty with your public defender, you can always request the court appoint someone else to represent you at government expense.
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