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  • The Rule of Law

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    This short video explains the importance of the legal system in American society. This video is one in a series of public service videos presented by the State Bar of Georgia. Read More

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    State Bar of Georgia
  • Should I be Represented by a Lawyer? A Short Video Presentation

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    Council Of Magistrate Court Judges
  • What is Magistrate Court? A Short Video Presentation

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    Both individuals and businesses can be sued in the Magistrate Court. In 1999, the limit for monetary damages that can be filed was increased from $5,000.00 to $15,000.00. Content Detail

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    Council Of Magistrate Court Judges
  • Should I be Represented by a Lawyer? A Short Video Presentation

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    Persons appearing in court without a lawyer are called pro se litigants. In an effort to make the Magistrate Court user-friendly, hearings are usually conducted in an informal manner and the judge may intervene to ensure that the merits of the case are fairly presented. So if you feel comfortable speaking in front of people and are able to communicate your ideas well, you may decide that it's in your best interests to represent yourself. Content Detail

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    Council Of Magistrate Court Judges
  • Trial by Jury

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    This short video explains the importance of the legal system in American society and particulary, the citizen-juror. This video is one in a series of public service videos presented by the State Bar of Georgia. Read More

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    State Bar of Georgia
  • Filing a Claim in Magistrate Court - A Short Video Presentation

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    Before filing a claim in Magistrate Court, you'll want to consider whether or not the defendant will have the economic resources to collect should you be awarded a judgment... Content Detail

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    Council Of Magistrate Court Judges
  • The First Duty of Society is Justice

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    This brief video highlights the role of the courts in American society. Read More

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    State Bar of Georgia
  • Getting Ready for Court

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    This video explains what you can expect when going to court and how you can prepare. It will review what to wear, preparing documents, child care, who to bring with you, getting to court and going through security, mediation, and how to behave during the hearing. Read More