Tip Sheets for Self-Representing Litigants: How to Behave in Civil Court

This fact sheet provides tips for people who are representing themselves on how to behave in court. It outlines what to wear, what to do when you go to court, what to avoid in court, what to call people in court, and what to do if something isn't clear.

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Justice Education Society of BC
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last reviewed
May 2016 i Last date reviewed by a qualified expert to ensure content up-to-date. See "Tips" in Clicklaw content criteria (bottom of pageside menu) for details.
resource type
self-help & forms
what to wear in court, what to say and how to act in court, what to call people in court, going to court, representing yourself