Why do I need an attorney for a false pretense under $50 dollars misdemeanor?

I went to court 3 times and the judge keeps telling me that I need a criminal law attorney. I’m in Tulsa, OK.

Asked on November 4, 2011 under Criminal Law, Oklahoma


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Answered 9 years ago | Contributor

Whenever a person has been charged with a criminal offense it is always in his or her best interests to consult with and retain a criminal defense attorney. The reason is that whenever the charge is a criminal offense there is always the possibility of jail time if the person is convicted of the crime alleged.

I suggest that you take the hint from the judge that you have been before three (3) times about your need for a criminal defense attorney. He or she knows something more about your situation than what you seem to know about it.

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