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Self-Help Resource Center

Representing Yourself in Court

The New Jersey Judiciary prepared these materials for individuals who choose to represent themselves in some legal matters. People who represent themselves in court proceedings are often referred to as pro se which is a Latin term that means for self. The information provided may not be appropriate for your situation. It is not legal advice and should not be substituted for it. If you have legal questions you should contact a lawyer. Do you have a problem downloading a form or publication? Email Forms.Mailbox@njcourts.gov. Questions? Call your Local Ombudsman/Community Liaison.

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