Two links are provided below, regarding the lawfulness and expediency of pro se litigation....a right of all to represent themselves. There is however, prejudice in the system against it, and self education is necessary, according to these sources, to do so effectively....especially against an adversary who knows the court system and terminology, and every tactic:
". . . the right to file a lawsuit pro se is one of the most important rights under the constitution and laws." (Elmore v. McCammon (1986) 640 F.Supp. 905,911).