Most of the people who enter the family court system in Clark County do so without a lawyer. So Judge Gayle Nathan launched a program to better prepare them for the legal system. Bad representation can damage a person's income and child custody case. So it is ever a good idea to go to court without a lawyer? And how can the courts help level the playing field for people without legal representation?
Gayle Nathan, judge, family court
Sammy Ever, divorced father who represented himself in court
Ray Patterson, Retired UNLV law professor
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