The program begins Jan. 6 and is designed to help people who can't afford a lawyer to hire one for certain proceedings in their cases.
Judicial Branch officials say more people are having problems affording lawyers, and many are representing themselves in civil and family cases.
New legal forms will allow attorneys to file for limited appearances only in cases and to fully withdraw from cases once their work is done.
More information is available on the Judicial Branch website at http://www.jud.ct.gov and at courthouses.
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