Preparation is a crucial factor for an effective presentation of your case at trial.
During ‘opening statement’ we will outline the most important aspects to give the judge a “road map” of your case.
You, and your expert and personal witnesses, will give ‘evidence,’ telling your side of the story by answering questions posed by us. You and your witnesses can be cross-examined by the other party’s attorney and the judge may also ask questions.
The other party’s attorney then presents their case, going through the same process of direct examination and cross-examination.
After the attorneys have presented closing arguments the judge will make orders relative to the nature of the case; however, the losing party can appeal the judgment to a higher court if the trial judge made an error in applying the law to the facts or made a truly unreasonable order.