It’s sometimes called “unbundled” legal services. Another term is limited scope representation. The idea is, in the face of increasing numbers of self-represented parties using Connecticut courts, some professional legal help is better than none at all.

The idea was a topic of hot discussion at the Connecticut Bar Association’s annual meeting last month. In a speech to the 900 or so in attendance, Connecticut Chief Justice Chase Rogers said that at least one party is unrepresented in 90 percent of housing cases and more than 80 percent of family law cases.

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