The McKenzie Friend: Choosing and Presenting a Courtroom Companion
As a self-represented litigant, you may bring someone to sit with you at the front of a courtroom when you are appearing before a judge or master. You must ask the judge for permission for this person – often a friend or family member - to sit beside you and help you through the process.View PDF
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