Black's Law Dictionary states: "Pro Se - for one's own behalf, appears for himself, as in the case of one who does not retain a lawyer to represent one in court".
Pro se resources
Pro se litigants can $ave a lot of
money by researching applicable law themselves.
Local libraries usually have reference books on various courts' rules and procedures. "There are many self-help books available that provide simple forms for family and business legal actions where there is no contest."
Computer software today
actually replaces attorneys with virtual interviews and courts provide fill-in formats for filing initial pleadings.
As a pro
se plaintiff, though, there is more latitude. Judges take into
consideration your lack of training, but opposing attorneys use that
against you to trip you up on procedure. You always have an opportunity to refute defendants claims, and ten days following to request a reconsideration of judgment if law was circumvented, mis-stated, or applied with
an eroneous precedent.
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favor. Effective use of Pro se resources can give you that edge to win in
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