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I can't continue to pay my private lawyer. Can she withdraw over my objections?
Professional rules in many states allow a lawyer to
withdraw from a case if a client fails to pay the lawyer’s fees, or if
continuing to represent the client causes financial hardship to the lawyer.
However, before a judge permits a lawyer to withdraw from a case, the lawyer
usually has to give sufficient advance warning to give the client time to hire
a new attorney. And a judge might not permit the attorney to withdraw at all
under these circumstances:
by: Paul Bergman
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