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I am not an attorney, but have been represented by an attorney

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I am not an attorney, but have been represented by an attorney in an estate case. Now, my attorney has been charged with Medicaid fraud and needs my help. The problem is that this attorney has been ordered not to represent me and I have been ordered to seek another attorney. Can I, as a non-attorney reverse the situation and I represent my attorney as my client, since he has been ordered not to represent me. Thank You.

Richard W. Losche
Welcome! Thank you for your question.

Unfortunately you cannot represent anyone as a legal representative. This would include your attorney. You must be a licensed attorney to represent another person in a legal proceeding. If you do try to represent your attorney in the proceeding then you can be committing the crime of practicing law without a license.

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