Tag Archives: court

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Our website contains free articles, podcasts, and videos which help people representing themselves in court. For more in-depth information on a particular subject we offer our Guerrilla Guides to the Law series which cover a variety of legal topics.

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

Going Off the Record

If you ever take the time to go to court and watch hearings or trials, and you should if you are going to represent yourself, you will see lawyers and judges agreeing to go "off the record" on a regular

I Need to Write a Letter to the Judge…

No you don't. You may think you do, but you don't. I am amazed at the number of people who decide that they want to represent themselves and believe that what they need to do in response to an action

Excellent Information for Pro Se Litigants

We don't link to other people's websites very often because the information is often wrong and even more often outdated. However, while looking for questions that need answers we came across the following podcast/transcript in which a former judge talks about

How to Beat an Expert

Many, many cases that are going to court involve an expert on one topic or another. I would bet that in cases involving pro se litigants on one side against an attorney on the other, experts are used even more

Outsource Your Problems

The main advantage attorneys have over people representing themselves, and the only reason people should be scared of going into the courtroom, is knowledge about the system. However, with the advent of the internet the playing field has been leveled to

What To Do When You’ve Been Sued

  We are working on our own videos for the website but until we get those done we're going to try and find some to use which we feel are adequate. Personally, I'd rather read something than watch a video

Jury Trial or Trial to a Judge?

We've discussed this issue before but I wanted to go over it again, not because we offer an ebook on jury selection but because it is an area where someone representing themselves (known as pro se or pro per) can