Access to Justice Topics

Self-Represented Litigants

At a Glance

Courts continue to see large numbers of self-represented litigants (SRLs), in most cases because they cannot afford or access legal counsel.

ATJ Commissions are well placed to identify and address the needs of 1) SRLs, 2) the programs that support SRLs, and 3) the court systems.

SRLs may also be referred to as "pro se" parties.

ATJ Commissions

Judges, Courts, and Staff

Lawyers

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