The lawyer that was representing me dropped me as a client due to conflict of interest with another one of his clients and since I am without legal representation i am forced to represent myself in my own legal defense so I need to know all the specifics in my case to proceed ?
If this is a civil matter, send them discovery requests about the facts, witnesses, and documents that support their position.
You really should find a new lawyer, since you're asking about something so basic. Your lawyer would only withdraw from representing you because of a conflict of interest if the person suing you was their client, and naturally they'd know that before accepting you as a client.
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You should find another attorney to represent you. Moorhead is large enough so that there will be plenty of attorneys that won't have any conflict of interest.
If you do choose to proceed pro se, you could send out a discovery request (in the form of an interrogatory). You can look to Minnesota Rule of Civil Procedure 33 for more guidance on that. The rules of procedure can be found here:http://www.mncourts.gov/Documents/0/Public/Rules/Civil_Rules_effective_10-22-2010.pdf
I would recommend asking the other party to identify by name, address, and telephone number all individuals who may be called as a witness in your case. You could also ask the other side to identify all individuals who may have discoverable information related to your case, along with a brief summary of the information the individual may have.
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