Can my attorney drop me as a client if I can’t pay my bill?

I go to court in 3 months.

Asked on November 25, 2018 under Criminal Law, Ohio

Answers:

M.D., Member, California and New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 2 years ago | Contributor

You need to check your retainer agreement. Typicially, they contain a provision regarding non-payment and withdrawal from a case. The fact is that a law firm is just like any business, it must be paid in order to obtain its services.


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