How and When to Be Your Own Lawyer

Front Cover
Penguin, May 1, 2000 - Law - 432 pages
1 Review
If you're having problems with a business deal that's soured, an unresponsive landlord, or the guy who just tataled your car, you can turn to the courts for relief. But if you think there is only one way to proceed, think again. In this country, there is
 

What people are saying - Write a review

How and when to be your own lawyer: a step-by-step guide to effectively using our legal system

User Review  - Not Available - Book Verdict

This is a thorough, careful examination of the ins and outs of self-representation in a civil lawsuit. The authors open with a lesson on the judicial system, thereafter providing a realistic look at ... Read full review

Contents

Point of Decision
19
Using a Law Library
37
Proceeding Pro Se
63
Stopping the Clock
89
Discovery
107
Documentation
135
Offensive Action
171
Damages
189
Pretrial Procedures
245
Conducting Your Trial
261
ReconsiderationAppeals
293
Civil Enforcement Collecting a Judgment
319
Summation
335
Dont Get Mad Get Even
361
Pretrial Stipulation 311
377
References
395

Settlement Strategy
207
Mediation and Arbitration
223

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

Bibliographic information