Don’t you hate it when the opposing lawyer sends you a court order he wrote himself and got the judge to sign? Now you can do the same. Writing a proposed order is easy; getting a judge to sign it is the hard part. But it can be done with a few facts and the right law.
When you’re new to pro se litigation, this annual round-up of the best of our blog is a good place to start. From analyzing your case to choosing the right affirmative defenses, here are the top 12 topics we covered this year on how to represent yourself in court.
Those of us involved in litigation experience the full gamut of emotions, from guilt and shame at the financial issues that may have caused it to exhilaration at a tactical win or ultimate victory. We must learn to set our emotions aside and focus on winning.
From adjusting your attitude to prepping for oral argument, here are the top 12 subjects we covered this year on how to represent yourself in court. There’s no better place to start if you’re new to pro se litigation.
Legal advice websites are everywhere, and we make good use of them. But lawyers can’t tell pro se litigants how to win in court. They can only tell us how THEY win in court. We’re forced to play by a different set of rules.
Only experienced pro se litigants can teach others how a pro se litigant fights and wins. So the next time a lawyer promises to teach you how to win in court, ask when they last appeared before a judge without a law degree.