Tag Archives: Pro Se

Thinking of Representing Yourself? Do Your Homework

So you received a traffic ticket that requires you to appear in court, and you are thinking of representing yourself.  Depending on the severity of the possible penalties (fine, points and even jail time), going it alone should be carefully considered, and … Continue reading

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ABA Survey on Self-Help Centers

On August 22, 2014, the American Bar Association’s Standing Committee on the Delivery of Legal Services published a report titled The Self-Help Center Census: A National Survey addressing the usefulness of the country’s approximately 500 centers that help those representing themselves … Continue reading

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Judge’s “Cautionary Tale” About Online Legal Forms

Last week the Supreme Court of Florida issued an opinion interpreting a will prepared using an online form.  The opinion specifically addressed how property acquired after the will was signed was to be distributed in the absence of a residuary clause (a catch-all provision) … Continue reading

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