What does this mean in Arizona? I am in a civil lawsuit and saw this posted in the court docket for the defendant.
"Motion to withdraw as counsel WITHOUT CONSENT"
When does this happen? What could be the reasons leading to this?
I agree with Mr. Isquith. Generally, attorneys can withdraw from representing a client on the consent of that client or, where the client does not consent, on approval of the court following a motion. Here, it seems the client has not agreed to let his/her attorney quit the representation and so the attorney has asked the court for permission.
For informational purposes only and not to be relied upon as legal advice or for the formation of an attorney-client relationship.
Those words usually mean that a lawyer is motioning upon the court to be released from legal representation of a client, despite the client's objections. In many states, if not all of them, litigation counsel seeking to terminate legal representation amid pending litigation must be formally released by an order of the court. Rules of Professional Conduct govern such situations, as well as local rules of court.
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