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Representing Yourself in Federal District Court

Representing Yourself in Federal District Court: A Handbook for Pro Se Litigants (Federal Bar Association)

Note from the Clerk’s Office:

This handbook was prepared by the Federal Bar Association as a guide for self-represented litigants filing civil law suits. This handbook is not legal advice and is not a substitute for reading and understanding this Court’s Local Rules and the Federal Rules of Civil Procedures. The handbook is not all inclusive and it does not answer all questions or guarantee that you will win your case.

The handbook is for informational purposes only. It is not intended to provide legal advice and should not be cited to as legal authority. The Clerk’s Office for the U.S District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina strives to provide all customers with accurate assistance on available forms and filing procedures, but the Clerk’s Office cannot give legal advice regarding advancing a case or defending any case.