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Knowledge is power, and understanding one’s rights, responsibilities, and obligations as a citizen is an asset that is powerful in court. The model in a courtroom is one of protocols, reverence, and even etiquette. It is intimidating and overwhelming as the proceedings are subject to judgments bound by lawful conditions to obey.

Typically, lawyers represent individuals in front of a judge in a courtroom, They have the:

  1. Knowledge,

  2. Experience, and

  3. Advanced training.

They conduct the proceedings according to the procedures, laws, and subjects at play. Nowadays, there are many instances where individuals do not seek legal counsel, instead they embrace the undertaking of self-representation in court.

Self-Represented Litigants, also known as ‘SRL ’ are becoming widespread practice in different sorts of law, for distinct reasons the result produces consequences to its pros and cons, available resources, and courthouses (provincial and federal).

Self-representation is more than solely stating an argument worth of legal justification, or a proceeding founded on qualification options, or even the dominance over addressing outcomes and resolutions. SRL proves the value, integrity, dignity, and transparency the state has for the people who it represents while proclaiming the authenticity of the people for the state.

What happens in a courthouse; its judicial staff, lawyers, judges, juries, proceedings, judgments, appeals, and the rest that embodies the entire process of a case, symbolizes the rights and freedoms the country.

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