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More people go to court without representation

Chicago Daily Law Bulletin - August 21st, 2012

Hartford, Conn. – Jennifer Garcia stood alone before a judge with a stack of legal papers in her hands, answering questions about her personal life.

She has acted as her own lawyer in state family court in a paternity, child support and visitation case on and off for three years, but representing herself in a courtroom full of strangers still makes her nervous.

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