How do I get a lawyer?
Question Details: My application for a public defender was denied based on my net worth. My assets aren't liquid enough for me to hire a private attorney. I am unemployed and am being forced to represent myself pro se. I am facing 2 felony charges in district court. How do I handle this?
If you have too much for public defender and want a lawyer, you'll need to hire one yourself--there is no other option. You may have to liquidate or borrow against some of your assets (e.g. if your assets are a home or vehciles, get a HELOC or a car title loan).
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