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If you’re in court without a lawyer, you’ll need all the help you can get. Take it from Brian Vukadinovich, who recently won a 5-day jury trial against an employer who’d wrongly terminated him:
I have represented myself in various state and federal courts for years and have experienced firsthand just how unfair our system of “justice” can be against a person who decides to represent himself. The reality is that the “system” doesn’t like it and will go out of its way to make it very difficult for a pro se to succeed. This is unfair, but sadly, it’s true.
Not long ago a federal judge looked me in the eye and told me just before the trial that I wouldn’t win. The judge did a lot of things during the trial to make it unfair for me, but I did win. The jury sided with me but the judge went out of his way to make it harder for me simply because I chose to represent myself. A pro se winning a court case is the exception and not the rule as the system will have a lot of built in roadblocks against a pro se litigant.
I continue to keep a close eye on things in the legal community and am very dismayed at what I have been seeing in the treatment of pro se litigants by the courts and the legal profession treating pro se’s as though they are second class citizens. This is very wrong but it is the reality. Winning my federal court case was not easy and I would never recommend anyone to go it alone if they didn’t have to.
I have kept a keen eye on Courtroom5 and am very impressed with what I have seen. I took the time to watch a recent course produced by Courtroom5 and the great information it gave and I couldn’t help thinking about how I definitely would have turned to Courtroom5 to help me with my case had I known about it while my case was going on. Sadly, many pro se cases get dismissed unfortunately just because of lack of knowledge as how to proceed which opposing lawyers capitalize on in having pro se cases dismissed on technicalities that otherwise could have been avoided.
Courtroom5 offers a magnificent service that can be very helpful to pro se litigants. When I saw that Courtroom5 charges so little for its services I thought it was a misprint. I would highly recommend to any pro se who is in need of some help in prosecuting his/her case to turn to Courtroom5. I for one am very happy to see such a company as Courtroom5 out there that is willing to help pro se people with their cases for such a low and very reasonable fee.
The motion to dismiss, even when successful, is rarely the end of the case. So this is the perfect time to get on the right foot. Let Courtroom5 help you represent yourself with confidence.
$55.00 every 3 months
Learn the essentials of civil litigation with bite-sized, just-in-time training. Draft professional documents ready to print, sign and file. Find and organize persuasive legal authorities to support your case. Manage your court file and track your expenses. Share questions and answers with other self-represented litigants in our member-only community.
People who never lodge their claim or respond to a complaint lose 100% of the time. Courtroom5 makes it easier for you to handle litigation without a lawyer — starting with filing or responding to a complaint.
How does Courtroom5 help me win?
With Courtroom5, you can:
- learn the basic skills necessary to capably represent yourself in court;
- keep an online catalog of every document filed in your case from both sides;
- use professional, guided templates to assemble your motions in a logical manner;
- find and organize statutes, cases and other legal authorities to support your arguments;
- plan and schedule your work and track progress with a task manager;
- collect and organize documentary and photo evidence so you’ll be ready for trial;
- upload receipts and track expenses to get your money back when you win;
- share advice and encouragement with other non-lawyers in our community;
- and much more!
How does it work?
Courtroom5 runs securely in your web browser wherever you have an Internet connection. There’s nothing to install or download on your computer. It works with all modern browsers including Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer and Safari.
Are there any cancellation fees or long-term commitments?
No and no. A Courtroom5 subscription is month-to-month, and you can cancel at any time.
What types of payment do you accept?
We accept Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover. We process your subscription automatically with your chosen payment method, and you can update your billing preferences at any time.
Are my files secure?
The security of your data is our #1 priority. We know how sensitive court records can be, so your privacy is guaranteed. Your Courtroom5 account is maintained under 256-bit secure socket layer (SSL) encryption at an address known only by you. It is delivered only through an SSL-encrypted Internet connection. All files are stored securely behind an industry-leading firewall, protected from malware intrusion and unauthorized transmission.
Rest assured that no one sees your data without logging in to your Courtroom5 account with your secret login credentials.
What if I have more than one case?
We strongly recommend a separate Courtroom5 for each case. But you’ll only need one membership. Set up your most pressing case in the profile that comes with your membership, and when you need a separate profile for another case (or an appeal of your main case), let us know and we’ll clone one for you.
What happens to my data when I cancel?
Cancel your subscription at any time by clicking the ‘Cancel’ button on your account dashboard.
Upon cancellation, we will safely and securely delete your Courtroom5 files and other data from our servers to ensure your privacy.
The prices are low. Will you raise them later?
We will never raise your subscription rate while your account remains active. Accounts created in the future will be charged at rates prevailing at that time.
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Your case deserves the best advocate you can find, and right now that’s you! If you’re serious about representing yourself — and if the outcome of your case matters — you want to do the best job you can.
So if you’re dealing with a motion to dismiss, or any other step in your case, let Courtroom5 help you make the right move. Sign up now!