I would not suggest defending yourself without the services of an experienced attorney. Attorneys went to school for several years to be trained in the law, rules of evidence, rules of procedure, caselaw, etc. This is not to mention the years of experience in defending people accused of commiting crimes that is necessary for an adequate defense. I don't think a lawyer would attempt to step into your job the very first day and attempt to do it without a single day of training. In addition, being accused of a crime is a life changing event which must be taken seriously. If you cannot afford an attorney you may qualify for a public defender. Part of success in life is to realize that we as humans do not know everything and to realize our limitations. If being a lawyer was easy there would be no need for them. Good Luck
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who understands the rules and the system.
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