Defense Lawyer: You understand that the judge has the final say. You can pay these back probation fees, and he can still decide to revoke your probation and you can end up doing the whole 12 months.

Client: I know, but I’m going to roll the dice.

Defense Lawyer: Just so you know.

Client: Someone told me last night that I’d have a good day in court.

Defense Lawyer: I wish you’d just trust your lawyer.