Michael Avenatti can no longer afford to pay his attorneys in a criminal case accusing the brash California lawyer of stealing money from his former client Stormy Daniels, his attorney said in a motion to withdraw as counsel.

Tom Warren, who left Pierce Bainbridge Beck Price & Hecht to start his own firm in April, told a Manhattan federal judge Monday that his team had “no expectation of any compensation” from Avenatti, a fierce critic of President Donald Trump whose dealings with former clients have landed him under federal indictment on two coasts.

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