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Quick Justice? Will Parties Agree to Use Expedited Trials?

Post by Randall Ryder The State of California just passed a bill that now allows expedited jury trials in certain situations. While many parties are hailing the recent bill, will the new system be utilized? Under the bill, if both parties…

Can individuals adequately represent themselves in court?

Post by Randall Ryder A recent report indicated that more and more individuals are representing themselves in court. In particular, the study indicated that individuals were representing themselves in many areas of consumer law. According to the judges were polled as…

More Individuals Representing Themselves in Court

A recent survey of trial court judges around the country has indicated that more and more individuals are choosing to represent themselves (known as "pro se") in court. Specifically, the survey found that individuals are choosing to self-represent in foreclosures,…