Sometimes in a civil case, an attorney will threaten a pro se litigant with attorney’s fees. If you don’t drop your case, here comes a threat of attorney’s fees. Bam! If you pursue a defense too eagerly. Boom! If you’re digging too deeply in discovery. Splat!
They didn’t expect this fight from you and are willing to use what they have to beat you down. Unfortunately, the courts might allow it. But you’re pro se, the idea is not to pay attorney’s fees. Don’t let them bully you out of pursuing your case.
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