Are you entitled to a court appointed attorney if someone files domestic violence charges against you?

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Are you entitled to a court appointed attorney if someone files domestic violence charges against you?

My brother was served with papers saying his ex-girlfriend filed charges and got a emergency protective order against my brother. We were wondering if he has a right to an attorney because he can’t afford one?

Asked on March 2, 2012 under Criminal Law, West Virginia

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