3rd Motion for Atty's Fees (this time for trial - other party request), will be heard a week AFTER my atty Motion to Withdraw ( I have a big outstanding balance). I'm confused as to when to file Motion Pro Se? I know I have a 21 days to do so, but shall I wait for hearing on fees or be pessimistic as my atty, assume Motion for Fees will be denied and just file my Motion. Thank You.
most likely the motion for fees will be continued until after the 21 days after the withdrawal.
whatever motion you wish to file may be filed when your lawyer withdraws. however, before you file anything, it is a good idea to discuss the case and your proposal with another attorney.
The motion for fees will be continued until after the motion to withdraw is heard - at least 21 days later. You really need to find another attorney ASAP. Note also that your attorney, if granted leave to withdraw, can elect to sue you in a separate action (rather than in family court under a motion for fees) 90 days after being granted leave to withdraw.
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