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I told my lawyer that was representing me for Probate that

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I told my lawyer that was representing me for Probate that I no longer needed his services and he has filed a Motion to Withdraw Hearing. I fired him because he does not know what he is doing. Have I done something wrong? I have to go to the hearing, costing me another day of pay, which he has already cost me. We had to reset the hearing date because the forgot to file the notices. Why do I have to go to the hearing? He had his office call and ask if I had hired a new lawyer and I said, "No". In the notice, he says I was notified of my right to object and that the Inventory is due December 10, 2013. The only notification I received with this information is in the Motion to Withdraw.

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Are you the executor of the estate?

Customer: replied 3 years ago.



Ok, thanks. To answer your question: Yes you need to be at the hearing. In addition, you need to hire a replacement attorney who should also appear at the hearing to inform the court they are going to be representing you moving forward. All of the business of the estate still has to be done timely including the Inventory that is Due in December. If you don't have a new attorney by the hearing date the court will give you time to get one but everything will stay on schedule if you could have a new attorney by the hearing date. I hope this helps clarify.


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