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I suspect the concern of the attorneys you have spoken with is that they will enter a notice of appearance, be denied on the request for a continuance and then be stuck going to trial on a case for which they are not prepared. However, there is a way around this. If you can find the right attorney, they may be willing to file a limited notice of appearance, the "limited" being for the purposes of filing and arguing a motion to continue the trial date. If they prevail, they can then stay on the case and properly prepare for trial. If they do not prevail, they can then rest easy knowing that they did not fully enter into the case.
This could potentially benefit you as to the deposition as well. As I understand it, your current attorney has filed a motion to withdraw arguing that they can no longer zealously advocate on your behalf. Well, if that's true, how can they possibly represent you at a deposition? It's simply illogical to argue that they need to withdraw yet can still be with you at the deposition. If the new attorney is willing to do a limited notice of appearance, this could resolve the deposition issue also.
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unfortunately this does not help at all because as I stated no attorney will step in even on a limited basis until they know if an extension is granted.
also just a side note, the website said some attorney lisa was going to respond and gave her credentials but then you answered but it did not list your credentials. why was this?
Actually, you only stated that attorneys were unwilling to get into the case, presumably fully into the case, without knowing about a continuance. I suggested talking to attorneys about entering in a limited capacity, something not addressed in your initial post. So again, I would urge you to talk to attorneys about this, you may very well find an attorney willing to take such an action for you. Considering the gravity of your situation, you have nothing to lose by trying.
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they have told me in the past that they will not enter the case until an extension. that included even a limited apprearance or they werent even willing to do a special appearance. to ask them the same question i have already asked them and they have answered doesnt make sense.
Please understand that I only know what you tell me here. As you never mentioned discussing a limited notice of appearance, I was left to assume that it had not been discussed.
You might consider doing something contrary to what you have previously stated. You could go ahead and sign the stipulation for the attorney to withdraw. After all, it is clear that the relationship has deteriorated and zealous representation is unlikely. You could then file a motion to continue with the court and, if granted, then retain new counsel.
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