substitution of attorney
A document in which a party to a lawsuit states that his or her attorney is being replaced by another attorney or by the party acting in propria persona. (See also: substitution)
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Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.

substitution of attorney
n.
   a document in which the party to a lawsuit states that his/her attorney of record is being substituted for by another attorney or by the party acting for himself/herself (in propria persona). Normally the departing attorney and the replacement attorney will both sign the document, agreeing to the substitution, but only the new attorney need agree, since a party may replace counsel at any time.
   See also: substitute in

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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