I have a 10 year green card. I have have been in Colorado about 7 years. I got arrested by Domestic Violent. On my case, it is said Assault and disturbing. This is my first time, I have never been arrested or got any troubles before. I drank 2 glasses of wine and came home. I got fight with my boyfriend. I pulled his hair. I felt guilty and because of 2 glasses of wine. I called 911 to arrest myself. My boyfriend didn't press charged on me. He didn't let the police take any pictures. Finally, I went to jail. I got PR bond. I went to pretrail. I have a public defender and my immigration lawyer. My immigration lawyer didn't like "assault" on my case. So I got a jury trail. DA tried to give me a deferred judgement to do all classes and a probation. I am still waiting to see my public defender this May 10th. I will have a jury trial is on this May23th. What should I Do now? Should I get a good attorney or just keep using a public defender? Will I get deported? My boyfriend will help me if I need. He just spoke to the city attorney today that he won't show up in the court since he will move to a different city.
You'll only get generalized answers on Avvo, nothing specific to your case because we don't know the details of the evidence and the plea agreement.
You already have an immigration attorney - you need to be discussing this with him/her at length.
You should not accept any plea without first showing it to an immigration attorney for review.
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Speak to your public defender and your immigration attorney. Your public defender is most likely a very competent, good attorney, but he or she is also very busy with lots of cases. If you want more personalized, faster advice, you should contact a private practice criminal defense attorney and have that attorney run any plea offers by your immigration attorney.
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