Monday, April 27, 2009

In a Downturn, More Act as Their Own Lawyers

In a Downturn, More Act as Their Own Lawyers -, April 9, 2009.

To ensure fair outcomes, courts must do more to help people navigate the courts, said John T. Broderick, the chief justice of New Hampshire. “If you and I went to the hospital and they said, ‘Do you have insurance?’ and we don’t, and they said, ‘There are some textbooks over there with some really good illustrations,’ ” Judge Broderick said, “we would think that was immoral.”


Legal Aid said...

In cases where non-lawyers are allowed to appear in court or settle, its best to consult if having to appear without a lawyer is advantageous or not.

LLB said...

It's risky to deal with something you know a little about. But your finances dictate that you represent yourself. It's too risky but why not give it a shot.

Legal Aid said...

If you can do it then why not. If you think acting on your own will do no harm then go on. It's good as you would be spared from paying attorneys fees. However, it must be exercised with caution though.