His decision to drop you as a client does not prevent him from recovering for any hard costs he paid on your behalf. Regardless of who was your attorney, the only way the lawsuit was going to get started was to pay the filing fee. He apparently paid it. You must reimburse him for that cost.
Keep in mind, reimbursing him for that cost is very different than paying him any attorney fees.
Good luck to you.
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"LAWYER NO LONGER WANTED TO REPRESENT ME . DO I HAVE TO PAY HIM FILING FEES?" -- Yes. You are responsible for costs. Whether or not the 1st lawyer is owed any fees depends on the reason you were "dropped." If it was for cause, the 1st lawyer is entitled to reasonable fees. Otherwise, probably not. Since you are represented by counsel you should follow your attorney's advice in this matter.
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