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Pro Se Litigants Handbook - Representing Yourself in Federal District Court

Monday, December 2, 2019

Published by Federal Bar Association

Pro Se Litigants Handbook – Representing Yourself in Federal District Court

This is an informational handbook. This handbook is a guide for self-represented litigants. It is not legal advice and should not be considered as such. Do not cite to this handbook in your filings with the Court. The Court will not consider this handbook as legal authority. Do not contact the Clerk’s Office with questions about this handbook. The Court will not answer questions about the handbook’s content or how it may pertain to an individual case. Those seeking guidance concerning a federal action should consult with an attorney.

Special acknowledgement and appreciation is extended to the United States District Court for the Northern District of New York and the United States District Court for the Northern District of California, for permission to adopt portions of their pro se litigant handbooks.