Advice of Counsel

Hybrid Representation

The Connecticut Law Tribune

It is becoming more common to see individuals appearing pro se in cases. This is particularly prevalent in family law cases. Often times, generally in divorce cases, one of the parties will enter an appearance in addition to retained counsel. In these cases, the docket reflects that the spouse is both self-represented and represented by counsel. This hybrid appearance carries on to the Appellate Court in the event of an appeal, pursuant to Practice Book § 62-8.

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