She established the court's Dependency Drug Court, which provides early intervention for newborns prenatally exposed to alcohol or drugs, and she established the Pro Per
Clinic, which assist litigants representing themselves in the family law courts.
In between those attorneys, he's gone pro per
, changed his mind and then gotten another attorney.
The statewide task force, made up of judges, court officers and other legal experts, will study how to ease access to court services for self-represented litigants, known in legalese as pro per or pro se litigants.
Civil courts see the lion's share of pro per cases because, unlike criminal proceedings, civil litigants are not entitled to public representation.
The courts will not protect our rights if we act in pro per
These people, who would rather represent themselves pro per
than hire an attorney, showed up in the past two weeks with questions on conservatorship, collections and other civil matters.
On one day recently, as I left the courthouse at noon the hallway outside Department C was still jammed with clients and pro per
and Ventura County Pro Per
Clinic, which provides legal advice to county residents.
Since joining the Pro Per
Family Law Clinic last fall, Fulkerson has found volunteer work so fulfilling he plans to do it forever.
I think somebody felt sorry for him because he was pro per