Litigants-In-Person's Guide to Witness Statements and How to Draft Them
A witness statement is a written factual account of the evidence of a person who is being called upon to testify about something he or she saw or heard or has some other knowledge of. The evidence provided by the witness in the statement must be relevant to some matter that you are trying to prove or disprove and therefore related to something that has to be determined in your case....
Ten Top Tips for Representing Yourself Well As a Litigant-In-Person
With cut backs to legal aid entitlement for civil disputes at its lowest for a generation there has been a huge increase in people taking up the challenge of acting as a their own lawyer. Known as litigants-in-person or self-represented litigants, many understandably find the whole process a deeply intimidating and overwhelming one. As they grapple with unfamiliar terms and mystifying rules in a system designed to cater to the legal professional, many litigants-in-person struggle to find the right solution for their legal problem or totally give up in frustration. It really doesn't have to be that way....