Q: Are pro se Appellants held to the same standard a licensed attorney in the state of Virginia? I am searching for cases
A: Pro Se Appellants are help to the same rules of the Court as a licensed attorney.
A: Pro se Appellants are held to the same rules of the Court as a licensed attorney in Virginia.
Tim Akpinar agrees with this answer
Yes. As a general rule in virtually all jurisdictions, they must comply with the same standards (including rules of civil procedure and rules of evidence) as attorneys. From my own experience, I've seen judges sometimes afford pro se litigants more patience and understanding because they are not in court day in, day out. Good luck
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