Jason Hartman talks with Dr. Frederick Graves, founder of Jurisdictionary.com, about how an average person can successfully utilize the legal system. Jurisdictionary.com was created in 1997 to help non-lawyers understand basic processes and jargon in the legal world, and avoid high priced mistakes.
[1:40] How Jurisdictionary started
[6:04] We can’t fix our courts until we remember what they look like when they actually work as intended
[11:11] 3 legal tools that everyone, lawyer or not, is afforded in the courts
[18:02] You can avoid thousands of dollars in procedural fees if you understand what you can do with simple forms
[21:30] The importance of understanding what you’re agreeing to when considering arbitration
[24:20] Why having a court reporter is one of the most important things you can do
[27:57] What Jurisdictionaryis designed to teach you, and what sorts of things you WON’T find there