Lawyer for Dwyane Wade’s Ex-Wife Wants Out of Case

Michael Haber is representing Siohvaughn Funches-Wade both in criminal court and a child custody case

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    KEY BISCAYNE, FL - MARCH 26: Miami Heat basketball players Dwyane Wade (2nd from L with sons Zion and Zaire) and LeBron James (R) pose for photo with Kei Nishhikori (L) of Japan and Rafael Nadal of Spain prior to their match during the Sony Ericsson Open at Crandon Park Tennis Center on March 26, 2011 in Key Biscayne, Florida. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

    The attorney who has been representing Dwyane Wade's ex-wife asked a judge to release him from his client.

    "Our relationship has broken down to the point that I can no longer represent [Siohvaughn Funches-Wade]," said Michael Haber. "Our interests are adverse to one another."

    Haber is representing Funches-Wade both in criminal court and a child custody case.

    Funches-Wade asked the court to deny Haber’s request, citing dwindling resources and Haber’s familiarity with the case.

    "I beg of you, Judge, please. The escrow account is fleeting. It can’t be done," she said.

    Wade's attorney filed a motion last month asking for his ex-wife's visitation rights to be suspended or to allow her visitation only with supervision. Wade does not want his Funches-Wade visiting the children alone until she has had a medical examination.

    She is accused of failing to give their sons, ages five and 10, to Wade's sister June 16 so they could spend Father's Day weekend with their father.

    The couple divorced in 2010 and Wade gained custody in 2011.