Q: Can I fire my attorney and represent myself in an ongoing CS modification order?
I agreed to pay $1800 in CS for 2 teenage children until the youngest reaches 18. A few months after the divorce was finalized my oldest came to live with me and I continued to pay full support and did NOT put in a change in custody. He has since graduated HS, has continued to live with me for 2 years, in college, and now 19.5 years old. I assumed that CS would just step down accordingly? I have since hired an attorney in order to try and stop paying for my son but the judge has issued a discovery order and then mediation. The only glimmer of hope is that he left language in for retroactive pay but in all honesty, I am NOT confident in my attorney or the cost justification I have already payed almost 7K I did NOT have in order to stop paying 'ex will not budge' and now my attorney is quoting me at best 11K to go the distance. Best I can figure, if I were just to continue paying there would only be a difference of $200. Can I fire my attorney, and just go at it myself? RAILROADED!!!
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