The self assessment exercise is designed to help you think about the implications of choosing to represent yourself in court. It will help you understand and identify the strengths and weaknesses you have that may affect your ability to be successful in court without an attorney.
Please answer each question below as truthfully as possible as it will assist you in making an informed choice about your decision. At the end of the exercise, your points will be tallied. The scoring system will help you assess your abilities, skills, and personal circumstances, which may help you decide if representing yourself is advisable. You must answer every question to get a valid score.