substitution of attorney


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substitution of attorney

n. a document in which the party to a lawsuit states that his/her attorney of record is being substituted for by another attorney or by the party acting for himself/herself (in propria persona). Normally the departing attorney and the replacement attorney will both sign the document, agreeing to the substitution, but only the new attorney need agree, since a party may replace counsel at any time. (See: substitute in)

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Earlier this month, Tyrese was forced to go it alone in the court, after his former attorney Terry Levich Ross, filed documents stating a substitution of attorney in the case, meaning Tyrese was left to make a case for himself.
(2) Substitution of Attorney. By order of court, under the procedure set forth in subdivision (e)(2) of this rule.
Pick an appropriate date and check to see if all cases have either a motion and order allowing withdrawal of the affected attorney or a Substitution of Attorney filed with the Court.
She has to stay on the case until Lindsay has a substitution of attorney filed with the court," the New York Post quoted a source as saying.