We have continued the COVID safety measures put in place during the Pandemic.
Everyone entering the building must:
Plexiglass shields have been installed in each courtroom and in the Clerk’s Office.
Air filters are provided in select areas around the building.
The person who is starting the claim is called the plaintiff. The person being sued is known as the defendant. Both plaintiff and the defendant will have the opportunity to speak to the court and present their case.
Most trials proceed like this:
NOTE: A person representing a corporation or a limited liability company without a lawyer may not ask questions of any witnesses.
To meet the burden of proof, present more quality evidence to the court than the other party. The judge can ask questions to the plaintiff, defendant or witnesses at any time. It is important during questioning to remain polite. Do not interrupt or argue.