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Representing Yourself in Legal Matters – Is It The Right Decision For You?

Everyone is looking for a cheap legal document preparation solution. Have you given consideration to representing yourself in legal matters?  Although this may be a cost-effective option for routine legal proceedings and cheap legal document preparation, it may not be the solution for everyone. If you are looking for legal help in Ventura County or any other county in California, you may be able to use the self-help legal service of a legal document assistant.

Questions to Ask Before Representing Yourself in Legal Matters

When considering representing yourself in legal matters and using a self-help legal document preparation service, can you answer “NO” to the following?

1.  Does the court legal process scare you?
2. Do you need a substantial amount of “hand-holding” during your legal document preparation and legal proceedings?
3.  Do you need legal advice?

Can you answer “YES” to the following?

1.  Is your legal proceeding routine and uncomplicated?
2.  Are you willing to read self-help legal materials and instructions about your type of case to help you in your legal matter?
3.  Are you capable, if necessary, to speak on your own in front of a judge or other court appointed person? Keep in mind many legal proceedings do not require any court hearings at all.
4.  Are you willing to take full responsibility for your legal proceedings with some outside help and direction?

If you were able to answer the questions as indicated, you may be a good candidate to consider representing yourself in legal matters by utilizing A People’s Choice, a Registered Legal Document preparation service. Call us today at 800-747-2780 or visit our website for further information.

Get help with your California legal documents today!

A People’s Choice can save you hundreds of dollars by preparing your legal documents instead of an expensive attorney!

By |2018-06-12T20:18:43-07:00June 18th, 2013|Legal Document Assistants, Miscellaneous|Comments Off on Representing Yourself in Legal Matters – Is It The Right Decision For You?

About the Author:

Sandra M. McCarthy, founder of A People’s Choice Inc., has worked exclusively in the legal field since 1976. She served as the 2004-2005 President of CALDA (California Association of Legal Document Assistants). She obtained a Paralegal Certificate from the University of California, Santa Barbara. During her career in the legal field, she has worked as a freelance paralegal, law office manager and paralegal studies teacher, and has co-authored numerous legal publications and written hundreds of self-help legal articles. As a registered Legal Document Assistant, Sandy is dedicated to providing affordable, low-cost, self-help document preparation services for California consumers in all 58 counties.
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