Pro Per Definition and Legal Meaning

On this page, you'll find the legal definition and meaning of Pro Per, written in plain English, along with examples of how it is used.

What is Pro Per?

Short term for a latin word “propria persona” which means “for oneself or ownself”. It refers to someone who is going to be his/her own lawyer or attorney in a case where he/she is either plaintiff or defendant.Rather than appointing a lawyer, he/she acts as lawyer for self.