How to fire attorney? How to request fee refund?

Asked 12 months ago - Miami, FL

How to fire attorney? How to change to pro se? How to change to another attorney?

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  1. Elizabeth Taylor Herd

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    Answered . If you have paid a retainer you are entitled to a summary of how the retainer was earned. Contact another attorney on your area who specializes in your issue. You can use this site to locate an attorney. Without more information it is hard to give more specialized advice.

  2. Samuel Cohen

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    Answered . More facts are needed. Is the matter in suit? Are you on a contingency, an hourly, or a flat fee? You are allowed to fire your attorney when you wish but you may owe him/her money. Going pro se is usually a very bad idea. You are free to consult with another attorney if you wish.

    The information provided is for general informational purposes only and is not intended to be legal advice. I am... more
  3. Christopher Daniel Leroi

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    Answered . Open communication is key with your current attorney. Otherwise, hire another attorney and have that attorney seek the file and a return of a portion of the retainer.

    The information provided in this answer does not create an attorney-client relationship and is not considered to... more

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