Your boyfriend needs to apply for the services of the Public Defender. If he cannot at the prisent tiem, inquire at the court clerk's office regarding a procedure for applying on his behalf.
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Your boyfriend may qualify for court-appointed counsel for his criminal matter. The judge should inquire during your boyfriend's initial appearance, whether he can afford an attorney. Your boyfriend will have to complete some paperwork and will then, likely, qualify for a public defender, which will represent him at the county's expense.
It is almost unheard of for an attorney to perform "pro bono" defense in a criminal matter simply because of the public defender system an the Constitutions' (United States and Idaho) requirements regarding legal counsel at all critical stages of a criminal proceeding.
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