Dos and Don’ts When Dealing with Self-Represented Parties


Author: Sheena Engel

This short paper offers some tips to help lawyers deal with the specific challenges that self-represented litigants pose. Also included is a sample introductory letter with a checklist for disclosure and statement of income, assets, and liabilities.

This paper is part of a collection presented at LESA’s Advanced Family Law Issues for Paralegals program in Edmonton on January 16, 2020 and in Calgary on January 23, 2020.

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