WTEW… Appearing for a Family Law Hearing

What can you expect when you make an appearance before a family law judge or commissioner? This video gives you some very practical tips – whether you’re appearing via video conference or in person.

Service of Process

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.

Music: “Elevate” https://www.bensound.com/royalty-free-music/track/elevate

Thanks to the artists at NounProject.com for use of their icons.

Lawsuits Without Tears – Part 7 (Ethics)

This is the seventh in our seven-part “Lawsuits Without Tears” video series. 
In the final part, we’ll introduce you to the importance of legal ethics – even for litigants representing themselves.

Lawsuits Without Tears – Part 5 (Motions)

This is the fifth in our seven-part “Lawsuits Without Tears” video series. 

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.

Lawsuits Without Tears – Part 4 (Discovery)

This is the fourth of our seven-part “Lawsuits Without Tears” video series. 

The discovery process is where parties collect documentary evidence and testimony that often decides the outcome of their case.

Lawsuits Without Tears – Part 3 (Case Schedule)

This is the third of our seven-part “Lawsuits Without Tears” video series. 

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.

Lawsuits Without Tears – Part 1 (An Introduction)

This is the first of our seven-part “Lawsuits Without Tears” video series. 
This video series is meant to give you a basic introduction to what you can expect when acting as a “self-represented litigant” (SRL) in a civil lawsuit.  Pursuing a lawsuit without an attorney is much more complicated than many people expect and this video series will introduce you to some fundamental concepts to consider before beginning.