Most civil cases never make it to trial. The parties might settle. One party might drop out along the way and get a judgment against him. Others may simply not show up at all. For self-represented litigants, a defeat usually comes early in the case. Quite often, we don’t show up at all. So, if you’re pro se, and you’re going to trial, congratulations. You’ve jumped a lot of hurdles to make it here.
So now, let’s get to that trial notebook.
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