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Fla 2d DCA Gets It: Switching or Subsituting Plaintiffs Does Not Eliminate Standing Issue of the Party Who Originally Filed Foreclosure Lawsuit

Comment:  The post originally came from Garfield.  I’m posting the opinion here.  It can be really helpful to read and understand the opinions as written, the good AND the bad.   1,497 more words


Find Out Before You Dig in Too Deep

I am going to deviate a bit from what I had planned to write about; instead, I am going to rant for a moment. My wife and I are building a garage at our home. 467 more words


Gilliland v. Fifth Third Mortgage Company

(S.D. Ind. Sep. 30, 2015)

The district court affirms the bankruptcy court’s order dismissing the pro se debtor’s chapter 13 bankruptcy case and a related adversary proceeding and denying the debtor’s motions for relief from judgment. 25 more words

Chapter 13

A Man Who is His Own Lawyer Has a Fool For a Client

In 1814 British scholar and writer Henry Kett wrote “A man who is his own lawyer has a fool for a client”, a truism if there ever was one, and later adopted by the Supreme Court of the United States who wrote “the adage that a lawyer who represents himself has a fool for a client” is the product of years of experience by seasoned litigators. 647 more words


Can I keep my tax refund if I file for chapter 7 bankruptcy? Will the trustee take my tax refund if I file for chapter 7 bankruptcy?

Short answer . . . it depends. (skip to the end for a summary on when to file)

I never counsel anyone to represent themselves… 890 more words


Pro Se Plaintiff sues The Mind Trust, Indianapolis Public Schools for Copyright Infringement (Again)

At its core, this is a copyright lawsuit involving educational “models.” However, this lawsuit is particularly interesting for several reasons. Here are a few:

  1. It’s a pro se plaintiff, hence a non-traditional intellectual property complaint. 
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Intellectual Property

Thinking of Representing Yourself? Do Your Homework

So you received a traffic ticket that requires you to appear in court, and you are thinking of representing yourself.  Depending on the severity of the possible penalties (fine, points and even jail time), going it alone should be carefully considered, and it is vital that you do your homework. 406 more words