THE PROCESS OF A CIVIL CASE

Step by Step

You have to follow these steps carefully...

  1. Hire a lawyer
  2. Plaintiff files a complaint
  3. The court then sends the defendant a summon to appear in court on a given date
  4. The Plaintiff's lawyer files a complaint
  5. Defendant responds to charges by filling an answer to complaint
  6. A pre-trial conference / mediation is scheduled
  7. Have an arbitration to try and solve the situation
  8. Preponderance of evidence/ appeal for information
  9. Plaintiff & Defendant present their sides of the trial in court
  10. Defendant pleads guilty or not guilty
  11. Lastly the court issues a verdict
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