Category Archives: Court

Why Are Attorneys so Expensive and Do I Need One?

There is a movement for people to try and use attorneys as little as possible which is why this entire website, our videos, our podcasts, and the webinars concentrate on teaching people about the law, lawsuits, and the concepts behind

How to Win a Legal Argument

Lessons In Law: 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

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

Two Things To Help a Pro Se Beat a Lawyer

Pro Se litigants, which means people who represent themselves in  lawsuit, don't lose their cases because the system is against them, or because the lawyer paid off the judge, or because they did a great job and the judge doesn't

First Appearance in Court

One area which causes many people a lot of unneeded concern is their first appearance in court, so I thought I'd take just a minute to discuss it. Since there is no way of knowing what your first appearance will

How to Dress For Court

If you find yourself in court there are some rules which must be followed. One of those must-follow rules is the dress code. The federal courts are much more strict, requiring a dress shirt and tie and usually a