Q: My lawyer withdrew from my case right before trial taking all my money .judge isn't sympathetic at all is this legal .
A: Yes, it is legal if the judge allows it. Is it ethical? Maybe. That depends on the lawyer's reasons for withdrawing. There was probably a Motion To Withdraw filed by the attorney and a copy of it will be in the court clerk's file. You could request a copy and check to see if the reason is legitimate. Who knows, maybe your attorney is dying of cancer?!?
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