Can a Lawyer Go to Court for Me?

Author Dominic Townsend

Posted Oct 26, 2022

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A lawyer cannot go to court for you if you are not the one being charged with a crime. The lawyer can only represent you if you are being charged with a crime.

How long does it take for a lawyer to go to court for me?

It can take a long time for a lawyer to go to court for you. It all depends on the case and how complicated it is. If there is a lot of evidence to gather, it can take months. If the case is fairly simple, it may only take a couple weeks.

What are the costs of having a lawyer go to court for me?

There are many costs to having a lawyer go to court for you. The most obvious cost is the lawyer’s fee, which can be quite expensive. In addition, there are also court fees and other costs associated with going to court, such as the cost of hiring an expert witness. If you are required to pay a bond, that can also be quite costly. Finally, there is the cost of your time, as going to court can be very time-consuming.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can my attorney appear in court without me?

Most likely. Unless there is a special circumstance, your attorney will typically present your defense on your behalf and won’t need to be physically in the courtroom. If you are charged with a felony, your attorney must appear in court with you unless they can convince the court that they have a valid reason why they should not do so.

How do I find a lawyer for my case?

One way to find a lawyer is by visiting our website at and submitting a request. You can also call us toll-free at (888) 900-3080 or send an email to [email protected] for help finding the right lawyer for your legal matter.

Can my attorney appear for me in a domestic violence case?

Yes, a lawyer can appear for you in a domestic violence case if you request that they does. However, you must appear at the arraignment and sentencing stages.

Do I have to go to court for a DUI case?

Yes, you must appear in court for a DUI case.

What happens if a lawyer doesn’t show up to court?

If a lawyer doesn’t show up to court, the judge will likely try you and/or the case without them.

Dominic Townsend

Dominic Townsend

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Dominic Townsend is a successful article author based in New York City. He has written for many top publications, such as The New Yorker, Huffington Post, and The Wall Street Journal. Dominic is passionate about writing stories that have the power to make a difference in people’s lives.

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