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    Hi

    So I have a question? Is it not true that people are allowed to represent themselves in court? And as such can they not draft their won pleadings etc?

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    Yes, you most definately can represent yourself in both the civil court and the criminal court. This however does not mean that the plaintiff won't file a notice of exception wherer any of your pleadings or such other documents do not comply with laid down precedents(blueprints).
    The magistrate or judgment will however be lenient to you from a procedural perspective.
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    This is true peoples can represent themselves in the court but the things you know how to present your case into the court, so its better a lawyer present your case into the court.

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    A well know expression is that a person who represents themselves in court has a fool for a client.

    Hassle is you can lose on a technicality by not doing something "right".

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