Fresno, CA asked in Family Law for California

Q: Am I to be notified if the opposing party in my case changes counsel?

Spouse was pro se litigant in our legal separation case. She hired an attorney 2 weeks ago, the substitution was filed with the court, but I would not have known if I did not see the information online. I was under the impression that all parties were to be notified; but I have not received anything.

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  • Mountain View, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: Yes, you should have been served with a copy of a form called the Substitution of Attorney, which would notify you that your wife obtained new counsel, and provide you with that attorney's contact information.

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