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You have many rights as a defendant in municipal court:
You are presumed innocent until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.
You have the right to testify on you own behalf or refuse to do so without consequences.
You have the right to retain an attorney, but you are not required to do so.
You have the right to represent yourself as a pro se defendent.
You have the right to receive a copy of the complaint before trial as well as other information the state has about your case.
Your rights during trial:
You have the right to a jury trial or a trial before the judge.
You have the right to hear all testimony introduced against you.
You have the right to testify on your own behalf or refuse to do so without consequences.
You have the right to subpoena and call witnesses to testify on your behalf.
You have the right to appeal.
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