East New Market, MD asked in Estate Planning, Personal Injury, Constitutional Law and Probate for Maryland

Q: My case has not been heard in five court cases where I have lost each time. How do I file the papers to defend myself?

The reason my case has not been heard is because of conflicting legal advice that I received on justanswer.com. Based on the petitions the lawyers are filing against me, the one that told me to serve the petition on everyone was wrong. What do you do when the court makes decisions that violate the law? How do you defend yourself without an attorney? I would like to become an attorney after this. I learned today that the court does not have the right to force anyone to hire an attorney.

1 Lawyer Answer
Maxwell White
Maxwell White
  • Estate Planning Lawyer
  • Licensed in Maryland

A: Unfortunately, this may be a situation in which you need to get an attorney. The truth is that getting an attorney is costly, but not getting one is even more costly. There are certain legal matters that can be handled without an attorney, but based on what you have said so far, this likely is not such a situation.

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