Ormond Beach, FL asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Florida

Q: I was given a court appointed lawyer then decided to hire my own lawyer. lawyer quit the case.can I get another lawyer ?

Can I be given another court appointed lawyer?

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Michael  Mayoral
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Michael Mayoral
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  • Coral Gables, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: You can apply for a court appointed lawyer and if you meet the requirements for one the court should appoint another court appointed lawyer. You can call the local clerks office or the judge's judicial assistant and ask them what their procedure for this is.

Terrence H Thorgaard
Terrence H Thorgaard
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  • Freeeport, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: Perhaps, if it's a criminal case. But why were you appointed an attorney to represent you in a "Family Law and Child Custody" case (if it is that kind of case)?

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