I know of no law clerk in the superior court who does not have a law degree.
Your perception about judges or clerks not reading pleadings, motions or exhibits is incorrect. Further, motions have hearing dates providing for oral argument, so anything one feels was overlooked can be brought directly to the attention of the judge.
Litigants who lose "cases" always have the option of the court of appeals.
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Generally speaking, the law clerks do have law degrees. I think you have a misconception that the judges do not take the time or effort to read legal motions before them. I have the exact opposite opinion. I find that judges work extremely hard to read all documents submitted to them.
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My experience told me that the Judges know the case very well, although sometimes they made mistake. Under most circumstances, both the winner and loser of a case can appeal the judge's decision.Ask a similar question
It has been some time since most Superior Court judges had the luxury of a law clerk, in my experience. But your question raises a significant point, one that the pro pers who seek practice advice here would be well-served to embrace: the court has no time or energy to wade through non-critical matter in any filing. There is no time whatsoever for rants about the perjury of the other side, long involved summaries of the parties' history, explanations of one's laudatory motives, etc. In any document filed with the court, the writer must early and straight-forwardly the critical issue and the moving party's contention of the legal position.
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