Should I represent myself

With regard to a personal injury claim or employment claim, a common question we often get asked is, “Should I represent myself”  While it is always advisable to hire an attorney, the “Should I represent myself” question is often responded to by letting clients know that they may be able to handle their own claims if the car accident involved a minor impact and/or insignificant injury or there is minimum insurance. In an employment context, even if your employer or prior employer is willing to settle and resolve your claims, it is always advisable to have an attorney at least review the settlement agreement. Settlement agreements are often riddled with complex legalese that the average individual may not fully understand.

While you don’t have to have an attorney to sue in court, it is highly discouraged.  This is because you will not have an unbiased opinion of your case or know how to navigate the insurance and court system waters.

The “Should I represent myself” question is often asked by individuals that do not think it is necessary to pay an attorney to do something that they think they can handle on their own.  However, it is always advisable to contact attorney.  Because Freiman Law provides a free consultation and case evaluation, there is no reason not to contact us if you are asking, “Should I represent myself

If you would like a free consultation regarding an employment, personal injury or entertainment matter, contact Freiman Law at (310) 917-1024 or via the form on the right.