Legal Question in Criminal Law in California

I have my first court date ever tomorrow, I'm being charged with Drunk in public, disturbing the peace and resisting arrest, I've been doing research on these charges yet still have no Idea how to plea, where do I get help with making a decision on how to plea?

Asked on 10/14/12, 1:55 pm

2 Answers from Attorneys

Zadik Shapiro Law Offices of C. Zadik Shapiro

If you can afford a lawyer, get one and the lawyer will help you. If you cannot afford a lawyer you should plead not guilty and the court will appoint a lawyer to represent you.

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Answered on 10/14/12, 3:46 pm
Theresa Hofmeister Theresa Hofmeister, Attorney At Law

yes, hire an attorney or apply for the Public Defender's office tomorrow. (or get a continuance/delay tomorrow to hire one) Good luck!

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Answered on 10/15/12, 12:37 pm


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