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Careful Case Preparation is the Key to Winning Your Case

Understanding legal concepts and how to spot problems is important for winning your case.

Case preparation and understanding legal concepts are important for winning your case.

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

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.

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 Small Claims Court Works

Small Claims Court allows ordinary people the chance to resolve disputes without the need to hire a lawyer. Small claims court is a great system for those persons choosing to represent themselves. The rules are usually more relaxed, the

Considering Representing Yourself? Please Take This One Question Survey

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.

The Guerrilla Guides to the Law

This website was started with the intent to educate readers on how to represent themselves in almost any case.  Our published book series, The Guerrilla Guides to the Law, provides an in-depth look  at specific subjects on lawsuits to help

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

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

A Video Guide to Small Claims Court

LessonsInLaw.com is pleased to announce our first video, A Guide to Small Claims Court, is now available. We have a series of videos planned covering many of the topics we write about but this first one is dedicated to familiarizing