Helping 20 Million Americans a Year for 20 Years. FREE!
Find the Right Lawyer for Your Legal Issue!

Find the Right Lawyer for Your Legal Issue!

Fast, Free, and Confidential

Call us today for a free consultation (855) 466-5776

Can opposing counsel deny the withdrawal of my attorney?

Question Details: I just fired my attorney and there is a scheduled hearing in a month. My ex's attorney will not stipulate the withdrawal. My attorney said there are 2 options to sign a substitution of counsel that states I are making an appearance as my own attorney, and that I will comply with existing deadlines and scheduled hearings or my attorney could file a motion to withdraw and show up on the scheduled hearing to argue it. Can opposing counsel deny the withdrawal of my attorney? What rights do I have to deny signing the substitution of counsel as it was drawn up?

IMPORTANT NOTICE: The Answer(s) provided above are for general information only. The attorney providing the answer was not serving as the attorney for the person submitting the question or in any attorney-client relationship with such person. Laws may vary from state to state, and sometimes change. Tiny variations in the facts, or a fact not set forth in a question, often can change a legal outcome or an attorney's conclusion. Although has verified the attorney was admitted to practice law in at least one jurisdiction, he or she may not be authorized to practice law in the jurisdiction referred to in the question, nor is he or she necessarily experienced in the area of the law involved. Unlike the information in the Answer(s) above, upon which you should NOT rely, for personal advice you can rely upon we suggest you retain an attorney to represent you.