He should probably avail himself of a public defender at least. It's sounds like he'll qualify
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He should never walk in alone. It sounds as if in his circumstances he will qualify for a public defender.
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Yes he should have an attorney. If you are willing you could call a few attorneys in the area and see if you can reach an agreement with one of them to represent him. A lot depends on exactly what the court appearance was for. More information is needed to be able to determine if he is facing anything serious or not. Good luck.
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