LCrRLJ 3.1(e) WITHDRAWAL OF LAWYER Whenever a case has been set for trial, no lawyer shall be allowed to withdraw except upon the consent of the court for good cause shown and upon the substitution of another lawyer or upon the defendant's knowing and voluntary decision to proceed without a lawyer. Consent may be denied if necessary to prevent a continuance. All counsel shall be automatically terminated as counsel of record upon the following: (1) entry of a sentence following a plea of guilty; (2) at the conclusion of the 30-day appeal period following sentencing as a result of conviction after trial; or (3) entry of an order deferring sentencing, a dispositional order of continuance, an order deferring prosecution, or any final disposition which is appealable;provided that; in cases involving a subsequent hearing as a direct consequence of the sentence, such as a restitution hearing, representation will terminate upon completion of such hearing. [Effective September 1, 2013]
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