• Self-Represented Litigants have Mountains to Climb
  • Representing Yourself at the Tax Court
  • The Law of Costs and the Cost of Law
  • Your Self-Representation Road Map: Five Steps to Success  (And 5 Mistakes to Avoid)
  • Hurdles for Self-Represented Litigants in Small Claims Court
  • Self-Represented Parties at the Alberta Appeals Commission for Worker’s Compensation

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