Settlement Smarts for SRLs

This is a "how to" primer to help Self-Represented Litigants (SRLs) make effective use of settlement processes – settlement conferences with a judge, mediation, and negotiations and Offers to Settle. This primer takes you through purpose and structure, how to prepare, consequences (what to do if you get an agreement and what if you do not), and has practical tips on how to think about settlement strategy from mediators, judges, lawyers, and other SRLs.