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Every business day in the Bexar County Courthouse, a docket of attendance is called.
Anyone who does not answer the docket immediately has a warrant issued for their arrest. One job of your lawyer is to ensure the court knows that you are present and ready.
Some defendants will have attorneys already hired. Others will have not yet gotten a lawyer. Some will have court appointed counsel.
In Bexar County, the court appointed lawyers are barely paid. You should know that Bexar County appointed lawyers at the misdemeanor level are not paid enough to offer a good defense, unless the attorney is working only out of good will or to gain legal experience.
The key is to get an attorney on your side that listens to your situation and can advise you on what to do next.
If your next move is trial, the lawyer needs to be prepared to effectively present that for you.
We at Cook & Cook have had much success at effectively presenting defense cases.
It is illegal to post untrue case results as a lawyer. Below are some of the cases Cook & Cook has gotten dismissed in South Texas over the last few years: