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My daughter has a theft charge against her. She got a court

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My daughter has a theft charge against her. She got a court appt. laywer and now he says that he does not want to represent her. Can he pull out of the case after he took it?and what can she do about this?
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What reason did he give for wanting to no longer represent her?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Said if she could pay bail she can afford a laywer

That is not the lawyer's decision to make. That is up to the judge. At the next court date she needs to let the judge know she would like to be appointed another lawyer based on what he has said. The judge will either a) give a tongue lashing to the lawyer, or b) appoint someone else to represent her.

Either way, the lawyer cannot avoid representation for that reason alone.

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