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Why do we need lawyers in the Judicial system?

Law is supposed to be known to all citizens. It is also assumed (implicitly) that it is correctly understood: Ignorance or misinterpretation is not an excuse before the judge. So why are we required ...
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Why do lawyers not represent themselves in their own areas of expertise?

I understand why a criminal defense lawyer would not represent himself in a personal injury case, or a patent attorney would not defend herself against criminal charges. But why wouldn't a criminal ...
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I fancy myself an amateur lawyer. Can I represent someone in court, in the state of Maryland?

I live in Montgomery County Maryland. I am not a lawyer. But I have significant legal experience. I have successfully sued people, watched many trials, I have successfully won dozens of trials for my ...
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Why would a defendant in the Georgia 2020 election subversion case who is also a lawyer NOT represent himself? [duplicate]

One would think that several co-defendants in the Georgia 2020 election subversion case are able to represent themselves, such as John Eastman, Sidney Powell, Rudy Giuliani, Jeffrey Clark, etc. due to ...
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Can i represent myself in a German court without a lawyer?

I want to represent myself in german court because I don't have money for a lawyer (i am a student international ) and I also don't know anything about german laws at all I have many evidence(gmails/...
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What happens if I don't show up to the Court (DRA, Family Court, UK)?

The matter is listed for an adjourned DRA on _____ _____ 2018 10AM. The parties to attend at 9AM. DRA = Dispute Resolution Appointment I want to know what would happen if I don't show up for the ...
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