What can I do while I wait for my first court date (arraignment) that will make me look good to a judge? Community service?
3 attorney answers
Really the focus should be on what can you do for yourself rather than looking good for a judge. What have you learned from this experience? What will you do differently moving forward? What resources are available to help you and to prevent this from happening again? Are you taking advantage of those resources? I think judges can see through things when someone does something simply to look good.
Immediately discuss your mitigation remedial plans with your either assigned or retained attorney of record. You do not want to handle such case incompetently, trust me on that one.
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