In an effort to provide legal assistance to low income litigants and to reduce court workloads, the state of California has introduced computerized video kiosks that dispense legal advice and assist litigants in preparing common court filings. The courts in California had determined that the cases by pro se litigants took an average of 50% longer to hear than cases with lawyers. With the kiosk's guidance, an unrepresented litigant is now able to concisely put together the information required by the court and reduce the amount of time required to hear the case. Additional information Detailed discussion on using technology including video terminals to help low income litigants.


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