12 NCAC 02H .0104          CHANGE OF ATTORNEYS

If a party shall change his attorney, pending any proceeding, the name of the new attorney shall be substituted on the docket for that of the former attorney, and notice thereof given to any adverse party; and until such notice of the change of an attorney all notices given to or by the attorney first appointed shall be considered in all respects as notice to or from his client, except in cases in which by law the notice is required to be given to the party personally:  provided, however, that nothing in these rules shall be construed to prevent any party interested from appearing for himself in the manner provided by law; and in such cases the party so appearing shall be subject to the same rules that are or may be provided for attorneys in like cases, so far as the same are applicable.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 43‑3;

Eff. February 1, 1976;

Readopted Eff. January 5, 1978;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. October 4, 2016.