Facts About Abortion

Should someone go with me to court?

It is not absolutely necessary to have a lawyer in court; you can plead your case by yourself, but is recommended that you have a lawyer with you. If you can’t afford your own lawyer most likely you can’t since you are a minor, the court is required by law to appoint one to your case, at no cost. Your lawyer will help you understand the process and represent you in court. You can also bring a friend, counselor, or relative with you when you go to court. It is your decision if you wish to have someone with you.

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