Legal Question in Criminal Law in Pennsylvania

I have a hearing in 6 days but I just got home from rehab yesterday and just got my papers. Now I don't have time to get public defender or anything. Is it possible to get it continued in such a short amount of time or do I have to go without any representation?

Asked on 9/25/13, 8:38 am

1 Answer from Attorneys

Michael Berman Law Offices of Michael A. Berman

If you go to Court and explain this to the Judge, I have no doubt they will give you time to get the representation you want. But I would at least get to the public defender office prior to the hearing date and fill out the initial paperwork....it shows good faith

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Answered on 9/28/13, 10:54 am


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