Self-Represented Litigant Workshops

Representing yourself in court is a complicated process and can be overwhelming. The Public Law Library of King County is proud to offer basic and advanced workshops in which you will learn about the civil lawsuit process with a focus on court rules, court procedures, forms, scheduling, and deadlines.

Attendees will be granted access to a password protected website with additional information and resources, including the most commonly used civil litigation forms.

These workshops do not cover immigration proceedings or criminal proceedings such as DUI or felony and misdemeanor offenses.

 

Workshops

Basic Workshop: Civil Lawsuits without Tears: The Basics of Representing Yourself  (90 minutes)

In this workshop, you will learn the basics of the civil lawsuit process with a focus on court rules, court procedures, forms, scheduling, and deadlines.

 

Advanced Workshop: The Nuts and Bolts of Motions (60 Minutes)

This advanced workshop is designed for those who have attended Civil Lawsuits without Tears: The Basics of Representing Yourself in Court or those who need more information on the process for drafting, filing, and responding to motions and orders. In this workshop you will learn about the purpose, content, format and calendaring of motions along with the court rules governing them.

 

Schedule of Upcoming Workshops

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