Pro se representation

You may as well represent yourself. You can have a “friend” with you, but no one knows your case better than you do. The Court, however, will favor a LAWYER. That’s the business the COURT is in. They take care of their own. Good luck!

Well i have somebody who knows the case just as well as i do, if not better. Plus i tend to get nervous and skip things that shouldnt be skipped and i dont think my friend would do that.

I don’t think that the court will allow someone other than yourself or an attorney to represent you…I may be wrong. The courts prefer attorney representation because they know family law, where the rest of us are fumbling in the dark, so to speak. An attorney will usually know what a specific judge will or will not allow and how the best way to approach a subject that may be “taboo” in the courtroom. You are paying for their expertise. I was amazed at the things that we had to take to court. What the court wanted to hear and what the courts didn’t care about was a real eye opener…
You should definitely have someone with you regardless as moral support. Make yourself notes of things you don’t want to forget to bring up. Make

The only person who can represent you in court is an attorney.

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Can i have somebody else i know represent me who is not a lawyer or does it have to be me representing me if it is not a lawyer?
Denny Crane