What can we do if we have a public defender who's not returning any calls/correspondence?

Question Details: The court date is in 3 days and we've never spoken or met the attorney. Is this normal? All we want is to know if a continuance to give time to find a counselor who will actually represent is possible? There's been no access to fair legal representation at all in this instance. We have no idea what's going on as far as the case is concerned and have been shut out at every turn by the public defender. Is there anything that we can do?

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