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if i want to self represent myself but have funds in the trust account of my lawyer as per court order, what happens to those funds.
for division of assets
If a third party is to hold on to these funds, you can arrange for the lawyer to keep them, or alternatively, retrieve them from the lawyer and arrange for another acceptable 3rd party to hold onto them.
If there is no such requirement that a third party hold them, then you can just demand the lawyer return the funds for you.
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the order says they be put into my lawyers trust account? so can I have them put into my account until the trail
In that case you could always request that your lawyer hold on to the funds until the trial, even though that lawyer is no longer representing you on the case. Otherwise, you may have to bring a motion to have the order amended to say that you can put them into a different account.