This is the first of seven parts in our “Lawsuits Without Tears” video series. The videos are meant to be a very basic introduction to some of the things that a self represented litigant (SRL) without a legal background can expect to encounter while pursuing a case.
An introduction to the role and importance of court rules in civil cases.
In Part 3, you will learn about the contents and importance of the Case Schedule – which the clerk gives you when you file your case.
The discovery process is where parties collect documentary evidence and testimony that often decides the outcome of their case.
This video introduces you to the concept of using a motion to ask the court for something – and the court rules that govern the process.
Learn basic concepts of introducing evidence into your case.
An introduction to the importance of legal ethics – even for litigants representing themselves.
Welcome to the King County Law Library – here are 5 important things to know before paying us a visit!
This brief video will introduce you to the basics of what is known as “service of process” – the court-mandated requirements for delivering your initial court papers to the defendant/respondent.
Special thanks to the students and librarians at the Seattle University School of Law for all of their help.
A quick introduction to KCLL’s live Video Reference Service. It can be accessed from our website: www.kcll.org.