The main disadvantage of litigating without a lawyer is the quality of the legal aid. Being right and being right are two completely different things.
You can litigate without a lawyer up to € 25,000
For a number of years, the limit for self-litigation before the subdistrict court has been raised to € 25,000. The main advantage is that people are no longer obliged to engage a lawyer, which saves money. Legal assistance insurers no longer have to engage a lawyer. They use lawyers who have studied law, but who are not lawyers. The main disadvantage of litigating without a lawyer is the quality of the legal aid. Being right and being right are two completely different things. Litigation is not only about content, but also about form. It is not only about the truth, but also whether you can prove the truth. The strategy of the process is very important. Which arguments should you bet on and which would you better not bet on? That’s really the job of a lawyer. Many people find out after a disappointing trial without a lawyer that it is not easy to prove you right. Then you have to appeal.
A lawyer is required on appeal
An appeal is the second and often last chance. The involvement of a lawyer has been made mandatory this time. The appeal process may only be worked on by real lawyers and not by other lawyers or by people who litigate themselves.
Before you start an appeal, you want to know what the chances of success are. Then it is nice to have a fresh look at the matter. We therefore also provide second opinions for a low fixed price .
You have legal assistance insurance
If you have first litigated with a lawyer from the legal expenses insurance and you have the feeling that a lawyer might be able to get more out of it, then you have the right to engage a lawyer at the expense of the legal expenses insurance. Look here for more information .
Do you have to pay for the appeal yourself? Fortunately, we can offer a fixed price in almost all cases. So you can make a decision with full insight into the costs.
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