Brookhaven, MS asked in Libel & Slander for Mississippi

Q: Can I defend myself in federal court?

In an abuse of process I am being sued in Federal court: Diversity- assault, libel, slander for reporting to corporate racial discrimination, sexual assault, fraud, bank fraud, embezzlement etc. If no lawyer will go up against Goliath will I be allowed to defend myself in federal court?

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Arthur Calderon
Arthur Calderon
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  • Cleveland, MS
  • Licensed in Mississippi

A: You always have the ability and the right to defend yourself; however, federal court is much different than state court, in that there are much more procedural rules and things that you must be aware of.

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