Re: Pro Se filings!
Someone finally asked an intelligent question that may be answered by the
The Writ SHALL not be dismissed for lack of form or failure of process.
All the pleadings must be is as any reasonable man/woman would
understand. Clearly written, affidavits of facts and law. Use this under
"jurisdiction" in the Complaints you write.
"And be it further enacted. That no summons, writ, declaration, return,
process, judgement, or other proceedings in civil cases in any of the
courts or the United States, shall be abated, arrested, quashed or
reversed, for any defect or want of form, but the said courts
respectively shall proceed and give judgement according as the right of
the cause and matter in law shall appear unto them, without regarding any
imperfections, defects or want of form in such writ, declaration, or
other pleading, returns process, judgement, or course of proceeding
whatsoever, except those only in cases of demurrer, which the party
demurring shall specially sit down and express together with his demurrer
as the cause thereof. And the said courts respectively shall and may, by
virtue of this act, from time to time, amend all and every such
imperfections, defects and wants of form, other than those only which the
party demurring shall express as aforesaid, and may at any, time, permit
either of the parties to amend any defect in the process of pleadings
upon such conditions as the said courts respectively shall in their
discretion, and by their rules prescribe (a)"
Judiciary Act of September 24, 1789, Section 342,
FIRST CONGRESS, Sess. 1, ch. 20, 1789
Hope that covers it on the topic!
When someone who is honestly mistaken hears the truth,
They will either quit being mistaken or cease to be honest!
On Sat, 26 Mar 2005 11:41:58 -0500 <Sacs1@...> writes:
> All these cases mention a Pro Se litigant should not be held to the
> standards as a lawyer in their "Pleadings". All law dictionaries
Thank you, James - finally a word of authority with a verifiable citation.
THAT'S WHAT I'M TALKIN' 'BOUT!
> Occupant Family <lookin2c@j...> wrote:
> Someone finally asked an intelligent question
that may be answered
> The Writ SHALL not be dismissed for lack of
form or failure of
> All the pleadings must be is as any reasonable
> understand. Clearly written, affidavits of
facts and law. Use
> "jurisdiction" in the Complaints you write.
Laguna Niguel, CA