August 17, 2022

Judge rejects father’s ask for for new lawyer

APPLETON – The father billed with the deaths of his two youthful small children in Kaukauna will not likely be getting a new attorney.

Matthew Beyer’s defense legal professional, Amanda Skorr, submitted a motion to withdraw from the scenario previous month, but Outagamie County Judge Mark McGinnis rejected the ask for at a listening to Thursday early morning.

Beyer defined in court docket he wanted a new attorney appointed due to the fact Skorr filed motions without informing him beforehand, which includes a request to decide no matter if he was capable to proceed with his case. 

In October, McGinnis determined Beyer was competent to progress after a courtroom-ordered evaluation arrived at the similar summary. Every human being charged with a crime in Wisconsin has the appropriate to realize what normally takes place in court docket and support with their protection.

McGinnis denied Beyer’s ask for for a new lawyer, describing lawyers do not will need their client’s approval when increasing opportunity competency problems with the court.