When you need to represent yourself in court, it can be tempting to simply fill out a legal form and file it. You want to believe the court clerk or lawyer who gave you the form has your best interests at heart, and perhaps they do. But forms are designed to speed up your case, not to help you win.
There are many options these days for finding help with court cases, including legal forms. With so many pro se litigants in the courts, companies and nonprofit organizations in every jurisdiction have drafted forms for the most common types of cases. These forms are most helpful for those with simple claims, especially uncontested matters like friendly divorces or […]