North Hollywood, CA asked in Contracts, Employment Law and Legal Malpractice for California

Q: Case Law: Attorney files to withdraw as counsel due to medical reasons and the Court denies Motion.

Is there a Case Law where a Court orders counsel to hire co-counsel when the attorney files to withdraw from case without the consent of client because continue practicing law will harm health.

Is there a Case Law where a Court Denies Motion to Withdraw as counsel when an Attorney files to withdraw without the client’s consent due to medical reasons.

1 Lawyer Answer
Neil Pedersen
Neil Pedersen
  • Westminster, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: You have not asked a question.

Your best move is to ask your attorney how he or she intends to proceed. One approach could be to challenge the order by way of writ. There is case law that suggests a court should give great deference to physical disability.

Good luck to you.

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