While going pro se is no barrel of laughs, no one struggling to make ends meet should mortgage a house or take out a loan to pay a lawyer unless they’re sure it’s what they want. If a lawyer loses your case, you don’t get the money back.
So, if you’re of average intelligence and willing to put in the work and time, you can effectively go pro se. You have that right.
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