Self-Represented in Pro Per

​The Oakland County Circuit Court recognizes the growing number of individuals who are pursuing legal action without benefit of a an attorney. Individuals who represent themselves are referred to as a "pro se" or "self-represented" litigant and are acting as their own attorney. Please be advised that this site does not provide legal advice. The laws of Michigan do not allow the employees of the court or the judge to give you legal advice. Resources that may be of benefit to self represented litigants are listed below. The court does not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information found on these sites. Websites listed below have been screened for basic reliability at the time of inclusion but are subject to change as could volunteer schedules. Please keep in mind that many free legal aid services are based on an individuals need and proof of indigency may be required.

Request form for Court Appointed Attorney

Are you a victim of domestic violence?

Anyone with access to your computer may be able to tell what web sites you have visited. It may be safer to use the internet at a public place such as a local library. Call the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-SAFE (7233) for assistance finding local resource contact information.