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The Difference Between Pro Se and Pro Per

Pro se vs Pro per

A party who proceeds in a lawsuit without an attorney is “appearing in their own person” and the legal abbreviations for the Latin term indicating this are Pro Se or Pro Per. Both are correct and mean the exact same

Why Lawyers Fire Clients

Many people end up representing themselves in a lawsuit (called being pro se) not through choice but because their lawyer quits the case after being paid and the person just can't afford to hire another attorney. Of course, there are

Civil Procedure – The Basis for a Lawsuit

Soon we'll be adding a page on here which will have links to the Rules of Civil Procedure for each state but in the meantime I continually see people trying to represent themselves without even the basic knowledge that is