About this video
Note: When this video was made, the limit for lawsuit damages was $1,500. This was changed to $3,000.
The "Overview" video gives you general information about how the Pro Se Court at the Daley Center works. This video is intended for people who are going to court because they have filed a lawsuit or someone has filed a lawsuit against them.
About the pro se court video series
Going to court without the help of a lawyer can be a stressful event. This videos series will help you understand what happens when a case is filed and heard by a judge in the Pro Se Court at the Daley Center. The Pro Se Court was created to make the court process more accessible to people who could not hire a lawyer, but wanted to resolve a their dispute against someone else. The videos in this series discuss topics that are helpful to both plaintiffs, the person who files a lawsuit, as well as defendants, the person a lawsuit is filed against. To view the other videos about the Pro Se Court at the Daley Center, click on the titles below: