Can I Change Attorneys if I am not Happy?
Yes, you can. It is important to have an attorney on your side who you are confident in to help you win.
Here is How to Change Your Lawyer
If you are not happy with your lawyer for whatever reason, you can terminate the attorney’s services. Your old lawyer will typically be put on notice of termination by your new lawyer or by you. Your old lawyer typically will willingly provide your case file to the new lawyer. At the end of the day, you need to find the the right lawyer for you that you feel will fight for the compensation you deserve.
Reasons People Switch Attorneys
There are many reasons people switch attorneys. Some of these reasons include:
- Lack of Communication
- Inability to Contact the Attorney
- Retention of the Wrong Attorney
- Unprofessional Behavior
- Lack of Trust
These are a few reasons people choose to switch attorneys, however, there are many unique reasons people choose to switch attorneys. It is important you have confidence in your attorney.
Who Will Pay my Former Attorney?
Typically, your former attorney will be paid out of the settlement proceeds if they have a claim for attorney’s fees or expenses. Your new attorney can discuss the claim your previous attorney is making for fees with you once and if they are put on notice. It is important to discuss any and all concerns you may have with your new attorney.
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