Despite the millions of open legal cases in America’s courts, the average person does not do litigation often. So, it’s not surprising that many myths have formed around real litigation. We present a list of common myths about real court that should be eradicated for the sake of real justice.
The clerk has given you a court ordered form to be completed before your court date. Why can’t you just fill out the form and show up for court? Because that form is not designed for real litigation. It’s designed to help your judge clear the docket at the lowest cost in the fastest time. But your case deserves better than that. Your case deserves Courtroom5.
Legal troubles will plague the Democratic and Republican nominees for president throughout 2016. Which case has the greater potential to blow up in the candidate’s face?
Those of us involved in litigation experience the full gamut of emotions, from guilt and shame at the financial issues that may have caused it to exhilaration at a tactical win or ultimate victory. We must learn to set our emotions aside and focus on winning.
The first thing most self represented litigants need to do is to unlearn some untruths. No, the judge is not there to figure out who’s right and who’s wrong. The judge is only there as a referee while the two sides duke it out. Too often, we think we know what we need to know, but […]
Myths and uncertainty about the litigation process can be detrimental to parties involved in a lawsuit, especially those representing themselves. Reliance on myths, in fact, can lead to wasted time, avoidable losses and other headaches. The best cure for uncertainty is information, and the best cure for myths is truth. So, below is my list of myths that self-represented […]
Two Things Great Communicators Do Well Mark Twain is credited with once saying, “It takes me three weeks to prepare for an impromptu speech.” If you’ve ever watched a really good trial lawyer give an opening statement or closing argument, you’ll walk away from the experience moved, motivated and […]