Court date next week I set court due to missing initial court hearing. D with suspended license due to DUI. Recently got my restricted license with Sr22.
Public defenders are among the most over-worked attorneys in the country, and he/she may or may not have time to meet with you prior to the court appearance. I suggest you call the office and see if can set up an appointment.
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Call the office of your public defender and seek to make an appointment to see him/her before court.
A PD is appointed, assuming you are income eligible, AFTER your Arraignment on the new charge of DSL.
You may want to hire an experienced criminal defense attorney. You're facing a mandatory 10 days jail sentence for a DSL based on a DUI. VC 14601.2
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