First felony was in Waco TX, second one is in Hearne TX.... First was dwi and endangerment to a child , second possession of a controlled substance /crack cocaine
You very well may do jail time if you don't have a very good attorney operating on your behalf. Hire a lawyer.
If you qualify for a court appointed attorney, then the court will appoint you one. If not, you will have to hire your own. Based on a prior conviction, your punishment on the second felony, if your are convicted, could be enhanced. It would be dicey to not hire your own attorney, but it you qualify, the court will appoint one for you. You may very well be facing time in prison, as this is your second felony, regardless of who your attorney is. Best of Luck!
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It is too early to tell whether you will go to jail over your new case or not. When you appear in court for the first time, you can request that an attorney be appointed to represent you. You will have to complete certain forms regarding your financial situation, and the Judge will make a determination about appointing an attorney. In any event, your case will then be reset for you to either meet with your court appointed attorney, or for you to hire an attorney on your own. After you have an attorney, a decision can be made as to what will happen on your case. Good luck.
The court will conduct a financial analysis on you, if requested, and if you are found to be indigent, an attorney will be appointed for you. Meanwhile, since it's your 2nd felony, you would be wise to hire your own attorney. There's an old saying "you get what you pay for," and with certain enhancements, you could be looking at a considerable prison term if you don't have competent representation.
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