Q: Can my attorney take a case for a client that is a witness against me in a criminal case?
My attorney took a case for a client that he knew was a witness against me in a criminal case. I was the client first and have paid attorney fees for my case and now my attorney tells me he can't try my case cause he can't put his new client on trial cause he's now a client and told me to hire a new case attorney but will not return any attorney fees
Sounds unusual. Check with a local ethics lawyer.
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