Going to Court
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No matter the reason, going to court can be an intimidating experience. But knowing more about how courts work can go a long way toward alleviating the stress involved. Within the sections below you can find information on court room proceedings, including tips on how to conduct yourself in court. The question of whether or not to represent yourself in court also is one that comes up often, and the self-representation section addresses the circumstances in which being your own attorney might make sense. Related to this topic, small claims courts are one of the most accessible and commonly-used forums for people to seek relief in court, and below you can find links to resources on small claims courts across the nation.More
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