pro per

Definition of "pro per"
  1. A way to describe an individual who is handling their own case without the aid of a lawyer, generally used in the heading of legal papers
How to use "pro per" in a sentence
  1. The judge appreciated the pro per defendant's preparation for the case.
  2. She decided to go pro per despite the complexity of the case to save on legal costs.
  3. He filed his own legal papers as a pro per participant in the litigation.

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