Do I need a duty solicitor to represent me in court. I have a drink driving charge. State as in finance not very well.

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Customer: Do I need a duty solicitor to represent me in court. I have a drink driving charge
JA: What state are you in? It matters because laws vary by location.
Customer: State as in finance not very well
JA: What steps have you taken so far?
Customer: Just now messaging
JA: Anything else you want the Lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: Yes I do need help as I am a truck driver full time employment and I live in Ruatahuna travel to Whakatane to work as there is no employment in Ruatahuna so Monday to Friday I work here in Whakatane so I am really dependent on my license
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I am a New Zealand lawyer based in Wellington and will help you with your question today. Please give me a minute to read your question
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You will need a lawyer because you will lose your licence when you are convicted. You will have to wait a month before you can apply for a work licence, and you will need a lawyer to help prepare the application for the work licence
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Thankyou for this. Do you know of a lawyer in the Whakatane region as my court appearance is on the 2nd. June at 9am.
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