Legal Question in Criminal Law in Texas

is it legal for my daughter's court appointed attorney to solicit money from me?

Asked on 9/09/13, 1:20 pm

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Cynthia Henley Cynthia Henley, Lawyer
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No, but if there are expenses the lawyer wants to see if the lawyer can get covered, that would not be illegal. It is almost impossible to get a court to cover expenses, and the lawyer is not obligated to cover them out of his / her pocket. If the expenses are not fronted, then they will not be expended which could be the difference in winning and losing the case......

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Answered on 9/09/13, 2:38 pm


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