Dunn, NC asked in Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice for Maryland

Q: Do the judge have to dismiss my lawyer in my case and how will the defendants be notify?

I'm the plaintiff and fired my lawyer, my case is in court but no court dates ever been set.

1 Lawyer Answer
Paul D'Amore
Paul D'Amore
  • Medical Malpractice Lawyer
  • Baltimore, MD
  • Licensed in Maryland

A: As the client, you have a right to terminate your lawyer. He or she will usually notify the Court and the Defendants. However, you should check the scheduling order in your case. If there are deadlines coming up, you will need to secure new counsel in time to meet them. If you do not, and you fail to meet those deadlines, you risk having your case dismissed, or suffering other serious consequences that could negatively impact your case.

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