Substitution Definition and Legal Meaning

On this page, you'll find the legal definition and meaning of Substitution, written in plain English, along with examples of how it is used.

What is Substitution?

(n). Substitution is the reliving of an attorney from a trial for what ever reason and selection of a new attorney to replace him to continue the trial in that court, by filing a written statement in that court. The new attorney is known as substitution.