Q: Can a attorney take a case for a client that's a witness against another client he's already representing?
if your attorney that's representing you for 10 months already take a case for a client that he knows is a witness against you in a criminal case refuse to take your case to trial because of conflict of interest with new client. Attorney tells you that you have to hire new attorney.
Sounds unusual. Check with a local ethics or malpractice lawyer.
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