Category Archives: Self Representation

Finding Foreign Objects in Food

We get a lot of questions when someone finds a foreign object in their food along with, "Can I sue?" and my usual response is, "You need to visit with a local lawyer to examine your options."

Making Your Case Understood: The Basics of Neuro-Linguistic Programming

If the judge or jury doesn't understand your case then the likelihood is that you will lose or not get the full amount of damages. Neuro-linguistic programming (NLP) can help jurors absorb new information.

What is Adverse Possession?

Adverse possession is a concept of law in which a trespasser can gain ownership of real property (real estate).

Representing Yourself in Court

Most people come to this website because they have been sued or want to sue somebody and don't have the money for a lawyer. Representing yourself is not something that everyone should attempt.

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

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

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

Coming Soon – A Free Guerrilla Guide to Lawsuits

We are continuing to produce great books for sale at a great price (The Guerrilla Guides to the Law), so we thought we'd tip you off about a new ebook that will be coming soon. It is still in the editing process

Representing Yourself in Family Law Cases

Representing yourself in a family law case is always an option but is it a good option? There are a few things you need to look at and a few questions you need to ask yourself (and answer honestly) to

Arbitration – One Form of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) (Video included)

​In an earlier article we discussed the most common form of alternative dispute resolution, more commonly referred to as ADR, mediation. In this post we are going to discuss arbitration, which is much more complicated and much less common. All