Inwood, WV asked in Appeals / Appellate Law for Pennsylvania

Q: My brother has asked me to help him electronically file his appeal with the Pennsylvania Superior Court. Can I legally?

He is filing pro se and has limited access to the law library due to the covid 19 restrictions. I have no legal background. He would provide the written brief and is asking me to format it and file it electronically via the PAC file.

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Charles William Michaels
Charles William Michaels
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  • Baltimore, MD

A: I don't see why not. You are not representing him, you are not a lawyer, you're just assisting in a pro se filing. Unless there's an appellate rule prohibiting this (and I haven't reviewed the PA appellate rules), there should be no problem. Unless I'm missing something...

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