How To Withdraw From Representation Ethically In Mass.

By Christopher Blazejewski and Jessica Kelly (May 7, 2018, 3:36 PM EDT) -- The saying goes, "Getting married is easy, getting divorced is complicated." A similar sentiment applies once a lawyer has entered an appearance in court for a client — withdrawing from a case is not as easy as appearing in one. Whether a client is not paying, or is petulant, stubborn and unruly, or demands that you participate in borderline frivolous motion practice or bullying behavior, lawyers must still take care to comply with the rules and their ethical obligations in withdrawing from representation.

So how do you withdraw from the case? Can you simply file a notice of withdrawal? What rights...

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