Q: I learned that my attorney filed a Motion to Suppress without discussing it with me first.
I learned than my attorney filed a Motion to Suppress a key issue with my case, but It was never discussed with me. He is keeping this information from me for some reason. I feel he has breached my trust and I need to find a new Attorney. Does this sound reasonable? Should it not be common practice for an Attorney to discuss such matters as a Motion to Suppress with their Client, before proceeding?
A: If your attorney filed a motion to suppress that is likely going to help you. Your attorney is free to fire you and you are free to fire your attorney at any time but you should definitely have a conversation with them before doing so.
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