Pro se legal representation

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Pro se legal representation (being your own lawyer) is a learning project that is intended to explore the legal implications of someone being their own lawyer (pro se representation). The purpose of this is to help individuals learn more about law and the implications of representing oneself in a court of law. This information is not suggesting that you should be your own lawyer; this information is presented for learning and teaching purposes. Knowing about law can help one to interact with lawyers in a more productive way, potentially. Knowing about pro se representation can give one a better understanding of the study of law and how legal and governmental systems work.

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  • Is it generally a bad idea to represent oneself in a court of law?
  • What are the potential risks and benefits of representing oneself in a court of law?
  • What are important legal topics to understand if one is going to represent oneself in a court of law?

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