can i ‘fire’ an attorney that I named as my legal representative on my will

I did not know what I was signing I thought I was there for consultation, attorney said I signed paper making him my legal representative

Asked on December 12, 2017 under Estate Planning, Oklahoma


S.L,. Member, California Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 3 years ago | Contributor

You can fire your attorney with or without cause at any time.  The attorney can charge for time spent on the case up until the time of discharge.  You should read the retainer agreement carefully regarding that issue.  You have the right to receive your file, but the attorney can charge for copies.

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