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Absolutely! Under our system of law, the client can fire the attorney at any time and choose a different attorney. So, if you want a new attorney, simply send your current attorney an email or letter letting him know you are relieving him of his duties and instruct him to forward all materials to your new attorney.
However, before you do this, make sure you review the retainer agreement you signed with the current attorney. Personal injury attorneys on car accident cases often require no payment from the client and only get paid if, and when, the client receives a settlement. Under that arrangement, an attorney who is fired would never be paid. So many times the retainer agreement will state that if you fire him, you must pay for the services he has rendered so far.
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