The trial court did not abuse its discretion in denying Appellant-Defendant Miguel Antonio Reyes request for a continuance to accommodate a last-minute substitution of counsel
, the court of appeals held.
2) By substitution of counsel, but only by order of court and with written consent of the client, filed with the court.
505 permitted the appearance of an attorney only upon the filing of the first pleading or document, a filing of a notice of appearance, or by the entry of an order of substitution of counsel.
On December 8, 2008, an order was signed by the District Court, directing the substitution of counsel.
Plaintiff, however, claims that he did not learn of the substitution of counsel until December 8, 2008, when the official stipulated order substituting counsel was issued by the District Court.
The bench also dismissed Federations appeal for substitution of counsel
in the case.
In cases where the client is obtaining a new attorney, be certain that a Substitution of Counsel order is entered.
Confirm that all cases either have an Order allowing your withdrawal as attorney of record or have a Substitution of Counsel order filed with the court which relieves you of further obligation in the case.
060(i) permits the court to condition the substitution of counsel
, and presumably the notice of appearance of new counsel after withdrawal, on the payment of or posting of security for the substituted attorney's fee and expenses.
The Supreme Court has adopted a number of amendments to the Florida Rules of Appellate Procedure as part of its regular rules cycle review, including one dealing with substitution of counsel in a case in which an indigent defendant is the appellee, and another allowing a litigant to request that a district court of appeal issue an opinion in a case where that court has issued a decision without opinion.
2d DCA 1999), which noted "neither the applicable statutes nor the rules of procedure are well written to address the issue of substitution of counsel in a case in which an indigent defendant is the appellee.
420(e): sua sponte status order,(6) sua sponte order setting a case management conference,(7) order allowing the substitution of counsel
,(8) motion for substitution of counsel
,(9) and motion for mediation conference that was not set for hearing.