My son was charged with a felony burglary and was appointed a public defender from day one he made it clear to her that he would not wave his rights to speedy trial and she went ahead and made it seam like he wasn't giving his rights away but some how he did she miss lead him to believe that he would still be in his 60day time frame not to worry the Da didn't have a case and could not bulid one with in the time frame if she have really been trying to defend my son he would have been done with it all what can we do in this matter
To assist you, I am reclassifying your question to the criminal law category.
You can't do anything. It's your son's case. Hire a private attorney if you wish to put your money where your mouth is.
SAN DIEGO CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY--20 years experience
If you think that refusing to waive time will result in a dismissal, guess again. Sure you can force the issue and maybe the DA has to dismiss because they are not ready. So the DA just refiles the case and the whole process starts all over. Or alternatively, the DA does not dismiss, goes to trial and his attorney is not fully prepared so your son loses and blames his attorney. Would have been done with this? And where did you get your law degree and how many criminal trials have you handled? None. This may be news to you, but your son is not the attorney's only client. Maybe next time you son will decide to stop committing crimes or better yet, save some money to hire a private attorney so the PD has one less client to deal with. But I doubt that will happen.
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