When should you seek representation from a defense attorney? Central Valley Today recently interviewed Fresno Defense Lawyer Charles Magill and revealed some cases where one might not normally think to hire a defense lawyer. In the education system, having representation for your child in the case of expulsion could make the difference between them being able to walk at graduation or not. A defense attorney can also assist in the case of a restraining order. Also discussed in this video are the risks of trying to defend yourself, without a professional attorney.