Settlement Smarts for Self-Represented Litigants

This primer is designed to help you to be effective in settlement processes & to learn how to be "settlement smart", whether there is another self-represented litigant (SRL) on the other side of your case, or a legal representative. Includes information about mediation and negotiation.

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The National Self-Represented Litigants Project
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last reviewed
January 2014 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
self-represented litigants, representing yourself, offers to settle, settlement conferences, negotiation