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Self-Represented Litigants (SRL)

If you do not have an attorney and are representing yourself in a court case, you are a “self-represented litigant”. Other names for those representing themselves are “pro se” and “pro se litigant.”

Below are some links to resources that might help you as you represent yourself in your court case:

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Self-Help Centers


  icon for documents Electronic Filing and Document Access in Your Case
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Remember your court date!
Sign-up for eReminders. 
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  Tips on Going to Court icon Tips on Going to Court
icon for resources Resources for Self-Represented Litigants   icon for mediation Solve your civil dispute using
Mediation Centers.
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Frequently Asked Questions for Self-Represented Litigants

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