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Going to a Hearing: What to Expect

Going to Court & dealing with procedure, Representing Yourself

Last updated on 08/23/2021 at 4:17 pm

This is general information about what you should expect when you go to a hearing. Each court is different and each judge is different. If you want advice about your particular case, you should contact a lawyer.

How do I prepare for the hearing?

I’ve never been to court. What should I expect?

What should I wear?

When should I get to the hearing?

What will happen at the hearing?

How should I act?

What should I bring with me to the hearing?

When will the judge decide my case?

What if I don’t agree with the decision?