pro se
pro se /'prō-'sā, -'sē/ adv or adj [Latin]: on one's own behalf: without an attorney
a defendant's right to proceed pro se
a pro se action

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

pro se
adv.
(Latin) For oneself; appearing on one’s own behalf; describes a person who represents himself or herself in a lawsuit.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


pro se
(proh say) A Latin phrase meaning "for oneself" or "on one's own behalf." This phrase describes a party to a lawsuit who represents himself or herself, without a lawyer. It is used in some states in place of in pro per (or in propria persona) and has the same meaning.
Category: If, When & Where to File a Lawsuit
Category: Mediation, Arbitration & Collaborative Law
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Category: Small Claims Court
Category: Small Claims Court & Lawsuits

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.


pro se
adj./adv. Latin For himself; on one's own behalf; on one's own. Characterization of one who represents himself/herself in an action without the assistance of an attorney at law and who acts as his/her own attorney of record.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.


pro se
For one's own behalf; in person. Appearing for oneself, as in the case of one who does not retain a lawyer and appears for himself or herself in court.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


pro se
I
For one's own behalf; in person. Appearing for oneself, as in the case of one who does not retain a lawyer and appears for himself or herself in court.
II For himself; on his own behalf.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

pro se
[proh say]
prep.
   Latin for "for himself." A party to a lawsuit who represents himself (acting in propria persona) is appearing in the case "pro se."
   See also: in propria persona

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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