What does the right to hire a lawyer mean?

A person facing an accusation has the right to hire a lawyer. The accused or suspect cannot be obliged to speak when the lawyer is not at present. If he or she does not have the money to hire a lawyer he or she can request a lawyer from the bar association. Before each investigation, the accused or suspect must be reminded of this right.

A person facing an accusation has the right to hire a lawyer. The accused or suspect cannot be obliged to speak when the lawyer is not at present. If he or she does not have the money to hire a lawyer he or she can request a lawyer from the bar association. Before each investigation, the accused or suspect must be reminded of this right. If a lawyer is requested by the accused or the suspect, a lawyer from the bar association is appointed. It is obligatory to have a lawyer in the proceedings of those under the age of 18 and the defendants with an upper sentence of 5 years or more. A lawyer is appointed even if they do not want it.