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Did the court err in not offering me a public defender?

Question Details: I had an attorney that I hired for the case but couldn't afford to pay him anymore, so I just lost my criminal harassment and phone harassment case due to no representation. After I lost my attorney, the judge never offered for me to apply for a public defender. I was under the understanding that the court is required to offer me the service and have me sign a waiver if I did not want the service. The court case notes don't show a waiver for that just the jury trial waiver. Can I possibly use that to get the charges dropped?

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