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SCAM ALERT: Mexican Timeshares

Occasionally we run an article on scams that we see popping up and one of the newest ones prays on the people who are already stuck with a timeshare and getting desperate to get rid of it and out from

How to Win a Legal Argument

People are often confused about what is meant by a "legal argument". When they think of the word "argument" they think of two people quarreling over a particular topic. Sometimes the debate gets heated and turns into yelling and other

Spend Your Time Learning, Not Looking for a Form

When a pro se litigant begins to choose books (like our Guerrilla Guides to the law) , listen to podcasts (like ours) or watch videos (ours will be coming soon) they often see reviews or comments by others about the

How to Get and Prepare Evidence for Your Case

The Guerrilla guide to written discovery 2-2

Evidence, not arguments, is what makes or breaks a case. The ability to provide proof of the allegations for a plaintiff, or to refute what the plaintiff alleges if you are the defendant, is what allows a court to make a

Why Pro Se Parties Lose

As usual, we were prowling the internet and looking over some of the forums where people who are representing themselves gather to discuss their issues and what we found was absolutely frightening. First, a word of warning. People should be

Offers of Proof – A Lesson for Pro Se Litigants

Although any person is entitled to represent themselves in their lawsuit, unless you are going to put the time and effort into really learning the Rules of Civil Procedure (aka the Rules of Court) and the Rules of Evidence you’re

Areas of the Law that Really Require a Lawyer


  The law in every state allows people to represent themselves (known as appearing "pro se" or "pro per") in almost every kind of case. Despite the fact that a person with no training is allowed to do so, the

What Questions Do You Have?

We're going to offer our readers a unique chance to send us a question or two they would like Lawyer X to answer on the website. There will be no charge for the submission or response.. Anyone who reads our Guerrilla Guides

Case Law – Be Sure You Know What You’re Reading

A legal expert sent us an email and asked that we post a short article on this topic to help out people representing themselves. These are things that lawyers learn early and it's easy to overlook that everyone might not

Recent Supreme Court Opinions and Why They Are Important

We're not a political website, even though occasionally we turn Lawyer X loose on the internet and let him post to various comment sections on web pages. doesn't care whether you are liberal or conservative, and most lawyers will